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MIND THE TREATY TRAP

Mind the State Treaty Traps

The so-called state 'treaty process' of today threatens the inherent sovereign rights of First Nations. State agreements are not 'treaties' between Nations, they are private agreements.

Proper sovereign treaties have to involve negotiating rights between sovereign powers and negotiations commence on a full agreement that sovereignty was never ceded by First Nations in Australia, who continue to hold proprietary rights to all lands and waters in this country, as was confirmed in the Mabo case. [node:read-more:link]

Attempted dispossession for a second time by 'Aboriginal Troopers'

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The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) are attempting to dispossess the Euahlayi Nation's Ghurrie clan of their land on the NSW/QLD border which was purchased for them by the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) back in 1998 as redress for dispossession as an admission of the wrongdoings perpetrated against them.
 
"When we marched the streets for Land Rights in the 1970s, it was impossible to conceive that, if and when we won Land Rights, these things would occur,' Ghillar, Michael Anderson, the last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy said. [node:read-more:link]

Statement of historical facts on the NAC's 1980s Treaty framework

Many of our People are now engaging in and considering Treaties with Australian State and Territory governments. Initial stages for a Treaty with the Commonwealth government and the National Aboriginal Conference was agreed to by the Fraser Liberal Coalition government in 1979, after Kevin Gilbert and others set up the National Aboriginal Government on Capital Hill, Canberra (before the new Parliament House was constructed), and called for a Sovereign Treaty and Bill of Rights. [node:read-more:link]

Dispossession of First Nations maintained by archaic land tenure system

Dispossession of First Nations maintained by archaic land tenure system  - PILLIGA Coal seam gas and FEUDALISM

The announcement on 30 September 2020 of the approval for the Santos coal seam gas extraction in the Pilliga reflects the many ways the colonising power overrides First Nations, this time it's the Gomeroi/Kamilaroi Nation. 850 gas wells are proposed in the Pilliga, where our ancient Stories are now threatened in the place we call Girraween, Place of Flowers - created for the purpose of ensuring that we have a sustainable seedbank for our ecological systems within the eastern states. It also holds the Gomeroi creation site of the Kangaroo and Emu. [node:read-more:link]

Colonial fraud against First Nations and Peoples: understanding 'non est factum'

Colonial fraud against First Nations and Peoples: understanding 'non est factum'

Colonial law is a law that cheats all our Peoples out of our ownership of all our lands, water and natural resources and ownership of all of our native flora and fauna, which are our families through our Totemic Law rules.
Native Title laws keep us outside in the drought without shade and we are burning up, just like our native bush. The 'two bob black trackers' control all negotiations and dictate what they say our people should get and agree to. [node:read-more:link]

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