Vincent Lingiari and the Wave Hill Walkout

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Macmillan Education Australia, 2010 - Aboriginal Australians - 32 pages
Shortlisted: 2010 APA Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing - Primary Library BookIn 1966, Gurindji elder Vincent Lingiari led his people in a walkout off Wave Hill cattle station. The station was built on traditional Gurindji land, but the Gurindji people were treated like slaves and paid little. Nine years after the walkout, the Gurindji people won back their land and control of their lives. The Wave Hill walkout marks the beginning of the Indigenous land rights movement. Vincent

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