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Pitjantjatjara People

Category: People
Location:Western Desert, Australia
Summary Information:
AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (C6) (NT SG52-11)

For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).


The Pitjantjatjara People were originally from the Petermann and Rawlinson Ranges area north to Lake Hopkins and south to Birksgate Range. (Thiberger 1996 citing Oates 1975). The term Pitjantjatjara is sometimes used to refer to all of the Western Desert languages.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Amata 'Amata Pool' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
  • Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Bushfood Enterprise
  • Walalkara 'Mentoring (Malpa) Support - Walalkara Women's Land Management ' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
  • APY Lands Regional Partnership Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Management (APY)
  • Pitjantjatjara Council
  • NPY Lands Women's Council
  • Anandu Education Services (AES)
  • Event
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Plan of Management
  • Anangu Pitjantjatjara Land Transfer
  • Legislation
  • Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 (SA)
  • People
  • Ngaanyatjarra People
  • Yankunytjatjara People
  • Watarru Community
  • Amata Indigenous Community
  • Pukatja Indigenous Community
  • Place
  • Watarru Indigenous Protected Area
  • Walalkara Indigenous Protected Area
  • Case Law
  • De Rose v State of South Australia (No 2) [2005] FCAFC 110 - Native Title Claimant
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Kuka Kanyini

  • References

    Resource
    Nicholas Thieberger (1996) Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) (2007) AIATSIS Thesauri

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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