"The land is my mother. Like a human mother, the land gives us protection, enjoyment and provides our needs – economic, social and religious. We have a human relationship with the land: Mother, daughter, son. When the land is taken from us or destroyed, we feel hurt because we belong to the land and we are part of it."
Rev. Dr. Djiniyini Gondarra OAM is a senior Yolngu elder, ceremonial lawman and clan leader of the Dhurili Nation of Northeast Arnhem Land. He lives in Galiwinku, Elcho Island in the NT.
Jane Goodall is considered the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, after 60 years studying the social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees. She is also inspiring people to conserve the natural world we all share, to improve the lives of people, animals and the environment.