Presentation Title

Yawuru’s Mabu Liyan Development Approach

Presenter Information

Ninielia (Nini) Mills

Presentation Type

Presentation

Location

The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus

Start Date

7-5-2019 12:30 PM

Keywords:

Talking Heads, Nini, Yawuru, Mabu, Liyan

Description

Yawuru are the native title holders for the Broome region. Yawuru and other Aboriginal people in the West Kimberley talk about the concept of liyan to describe a holistic sense of wellbeing incorporating emotional and spiritual feelings of connectedness that individuals have with their families, community, culture and country. Mabu (good) Liyan is at the heart of Yawuru’s cultural and social existence. It is a cultural principle that has been maintained since Bugarrigarra, the beginning of time.

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May 7th, 12:30 PM

Yawuru’s Mabu Liyan Development Approach

The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus

Yawuru are the native title holders for the Broome region. Yawuru and other Aboriginal people in the West Kimberley talk about the concept of liyan to describe a holistic sense of wellbeing incorporating emotional and spiritual feelings of connectedness that individuals have with their families, community, culture and country. Mabu (good) Liyan is at the heart of Yawuru’s cultural and social existence. It is a cultural principle that has been maintained since Bugarrigarra, the beginning of time.