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Yorta Yorta walk-in stops logging in Millewa Forest

19th June 2009

Yorta Yorta community walk-inYorta Yorta people organised another protest against illegal logging in the Millewa Forest today. Exercising their inherent rights to Country, Yorta Yorta Traditional Owners led a "community walk-in" to the site of the recently ended logging blockade. Logging was halted for several hours while Yorta Yorta people and supporters held a picnic just outside the coupe.

 

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students join traditional owners to protest against BHP Billiton & Martin Ferguson

Traditional Owners from nuclear sites in SA and the NT will today join students from across the country to protest at BHP Billiton's headquarters and resources minister Martin Ferguson's city office

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Melbourne Aboriginal rights activists to protest the acquisition of Alice Springs town camps

In response to the announcement by Indigenous Affairs Minister Jenny Macklin to compulsorily acquire the Alice Springs town camps, activists from the Alice Springs based Rollback the Intervention Group have called for national protests against the acquisition of the camps

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Vale Auntie Liz Hoffman, Yorta Yorta Elder

Auntie Liz Hoffman died on Monday 6th April at home with family and friends. An extraordinary activist, leader and mother, she died on Yorta Yorta country, the country of her people for which she never stopped fighting.

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Talking up for the Territory

Talking up for the Territory

Firsthand accounts of the impacts of the nuclear industry and the Federal Governments’ ‘Intervention’ on indigenous communities in the NT.

6.00 pm

Monday 27th October

Friends of the Earth
312 Smith St. Collingwood

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International Indigenous solidarity gathering starts this week

For our LAND, our CULTURE, our SOVEREIGNTY... Protecting our planet, defending our communities!

The Latin American Solidarity Network (LASNET), Friends of the Earth (FoE) in conjunction with other solidarity organisations will be hosting a gathering for Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists who are supporting Indigenous resistances and struggles.

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Indigenous leaders share their stories

mining sacred ground

Indigenous leaders share their stories

7pm Wednesday 22 October 2008
Friends of the Earth
312 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne

Speakers:
Jethro Tulin, Ipili, Papua New Guinea
Neville ‘Chappy’ Williams, Wiradjuri, Australia

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Fire & the Story of Burning Country

Fire and the Story of Burning Country is a new book, spoken through the timeless wisdom of Indigenous Elders who want to teach the community about how to care for country using cool burning techniques to prevent wildfires, reduce carbon emissions, cleanse the land of weeds and excessive fuel loads, build healthy soil and much more. It is high time this way of managing the land was recognised and respected by the broader community. You can buy the book via our online store

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