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Maningrida Community

Category: People
Place:Arnhem Land
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Maningrida is located on the east bank of Liverpool River estuary approximately 400 kilometres east of Darwin (Burrara Gathering Website, January 2007).
Detailed Information:
Maningrida Community was initially established as a trading post in 1949 (Maningrida Arts and Culture Website, January 2007).

'The traditional owners of the Maningrida area are the Gunibidji, although people from a number of different Arnhem Land groups also live there now, including Burarra, Djinang, Eastern Kunwinjku, Gunnartpa, Gupapuyngu, Gurrgoni, Kunbarlang, Nakkara, Rembarrnga and Wurlaki ' (Burrara Website, January 2007). It has an approximate population of 1700 people (Burrara Website, January 2007).

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Maningrida 'Youth Centre' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Malabam Health Board Aboriginal Corporation
  • West Arnhem Shire

  • References

    Resource
    Maningrida Arts and Culture Maningrida
    Burrara Gathering (2006) Maningrida An Arnhem Land Town

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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