Belong to the Wind
Audio and Text
clans, Mer, totems, wind
The totem of each named clan
clans, Meriam culture, Stars of Tagai, totems, wind
...swim with the same kind...
Image and Text
clans, evidence, Mabo Case, Malo's laws, No Ordinary Judgement, Wailu, Jack, witnesses
Christianity, clans, Malo, Malo's laws, Meriam culture, religion
...unlocks the sea...
ceremony, Christianity, clans, Kaddy, George, Malo, meriam calendar, turtles
...records of those fights about land...
clans, Day, Ron, land disputes, land ownership, Malo's laws, Mer, missionaries, Murray Island Native Court, tribes
The Haddon map of Mer
Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, clans, Haddon, A.C., land boundaries, map, Mer, tribes
boundary markers, clans, inheritance, land ownership, land use, oral tradition
clans, Land Bilong Islanders, Las, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Piadaram, Sagir - Trade Winds, Wailu, Jack
Fison & Howitt discover the clan
anthropology, clans, Fison, Lorimer, Hiatt, Les, Howitt, William Alfred, kinship, land boundaries, land ownership, marriage, Northern Territory
A Sacred Landscape
aboriginal property ownership, anthropology, Australia, clans, dispossession, kinship, land ownership, religion, sacred
clans, Depoma, Marwer, inheritance, land disputes, land ownership, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Murray Island Native Court