It's time for this to stop: Aboriginal woman dies in custody 20 years after her father

[Calla Wahlquist, The Guardian]

The family of an Aboriginal woman who died in custody in Perth last week say she was mistakenly arrested by police who did not check her identity before restraining her in her mother’s house, hours before she lost consciousness.

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Life in Darwin long grass for Indigenous homeless

[Jesse Thompson, ABC]

In September, an Indigenous man in Darwin was handed a fine for begging alms, failing to comply with a loitering notice and using a musical instrument in a public place.

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Thiin-Mah Warriyangka Tharrkarri Jiwarli people celebrate native title win

[supplied by YMAC]

The determination area covers approximately 6,804 square kilometres of land lying within the Shires of Ashburton, Carnarvon and Upper Gascoyne.

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Cape York to Canberra: Alwyn’s 8,000 km Healing Walk

[by Christine Howes]

Right now Alwyn’s Message Stick Walk is taking him across Tasmania, still on his way to Canberra, where he aims to deliver his message to the Australian Government on Monday 20 May this year.

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