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The chance of a lifetime to save Indigenous languages
'Our Land, Our Languages' report is about finding solutions within communities and includes 30 recommendations.

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Large Indigenous organisation bled to death
New risky enterprises under the guidance of an ex AFP officer appears to have pushed a highly successful Indigenous organisation to the wall.

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First Nations people denied full citizenship
Many First Nations people still struggle to enjoy full citizenship because of problems they experience accessing a birth certificate

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Deaths in custody spark calls for inquiry, justice
Yet another tragedy coming from police intervention in the Northern Territory but this time in Katherine - an Indigenous amputee with major health problems.

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Making the world more dangerous: the eager role of Gillard
Australia has 40% of the world's uranium, all of it on Indigenous land. PM Julia Gillard has been to India to sell uranium to their government.

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 Murray-Darling plan: Indigenous nations 'not consulted'
Chairman of Northern Murray Darling Basin says First Nations people were not consulted in lead-up to Murray-Darling Basin plan.

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Another Death In Custody! ... in the Northern Territory
Another death of an Aboriginal man potentially involving police in the NT has sparked calls for an inquiry and urgent action to stop police harassment and brutality.

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Brief history of Government attacks on NT Homelands
This is a brief outline about the remote Indigenous Homelands and how successive governments have tried to shut them down. by Bree Blakeman

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Fighting for justice when your skin's black
Arthur Murray (recently deceased) was an Australian hero who spent his life pursuing the truth of his son's death in custody. But does anyone know his name?

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Artist's dark mask over the past portrays Captain Cook as a crook
Jason Wing's artwork does not treat the English explorer credited with being the first European to land on Australia's east coast with reverence.

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Fire destroys Musgrave Park Sovereign Tent Embassy
Queensland Police are investigating a fire that has damaged parts of the Sovereign Aboriginal embassy in Musgrave Park.

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Goomeroi Embassy: Fire burns the tent but not the spirit
Gomeroi Elder, Lyall Munro Senior, declares the Tent Embassy will be re-built "bigger and better" after it was destroyed by a fire.

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Vote "NO" to Constitutional Reform Facts
Fact Sheets - Vote "NO" to Constitutional Reform to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in it - Facebook 'Vote NO to Constitutional Reform'

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'Get off our land!' Say Kalkaringi, Daguragu & Lajamanu communities
People from communities of Kalkaringi, Lajamanu and Daguragu demand Government officials leave their land which was given to them in 1975 for 'perpetuity'.

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Commonwealth told to get out of town as intervention anger rises
A second NT community has called for the government to leave town after it failed to negotiate long-term leases before previously imposed leases expired.

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'Trespass' threat as Northern Territory leases expire
Residents of the NT Amoonguna community are refusing to sign a Federal Government lease on their land - they want to take back the control.

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Cops got away with Kwementyaye Briscoe's murder: Family says
A Coroner slammed the actions of NT police regarding Kwementyaye Briscoe whilst in custody - '... (police) were immature and utterly derelict in their duties'.

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Leaders say NO to Serco prisoner funeral plan
First Nation leaders say a plan to save money by cutting the number of prisoners who are allowed to attend funerals would not work culturally.

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Assange gets an Aboriginal passport
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been offered an Aboriginal Nations passport after he was "abandoned" by Australian authorities.

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