Jaru – Browns Range Aboriginal Heritage Survey

Posted on: January 2nd, 2012 by admin

Jaru Aboriginal heritage surveyAlong with Dr Miles Holmes, Amanda Markham carried out an ethnographic survey for Environment, Heritage & Social Impact Services (EHSIS) under the West Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 and the Commonwealth Native Title Act 1991.

The survey was done in response to proposed mining exploration works in the Browns Range area (northern Tanami) by Northern Minerals Limited. The survey was carried out with the assistance of Jaru Native Title holders and Elders, and staff from Northern Minerals.

A number of sites were identified and recommended for protection in the consultants’ report.

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