Indigenous Land & Rights

Wangan and Jagalingou mark six weeks of cultural ceremony at Adani mine site

Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodians have marked six weeks of continuous cultural ceremony at the edge of Adani’s Carmichael mine in central Queensland. The ceremony is called “Waddananggu”, which translates as “the talking”.  It began on August 26th, with the construction of a traditional Bora Ring.  
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Taungurung Nira-Balluck Elder Stresses Importance of Snobs Creek

At a recent meeting with Friends of the Earth, Taungurung Nira-Balluck Elder, Uncle Larry Walsh highlighted concerns over clearfelling of his traditional country by VicForests.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Friends of the Earth Australia in solidarity with the Garifuna community in Honduras

Friends of the Earth Australia condemns and voices deep concern and outrage over the kidnapping of four comrades from Triunfo de la Cruz community in Honduras: Alberth Snaider Centeno Tomas (Chair of the Board of Trustees), Milton Joel Martínez Alvarez, Suami Aparicio Mejía and Alber Sentana Thomas.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

FoE Statement - International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Friends of the Earth stands in solidarity with the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation and Indigenous people around the globe. We recognise the intrinsic link between environmental protection and justice for First Nations people. In acknowledging this intersection, we actively work within spaces that support the resilience and strength of Indigenous communities. 
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Dumping On Traditional Owners

In pursuing its plan for a national nuclear waste dump near Kimba on SA's Eyre Peninsula, the federal government is ignoring the unanimous opposition of the Barngarla Traditional Owners.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter rally organisers

Today, on unceded Gadigal Land, NSW, police arrested and fined Aboriginal family and supporters of the murdered 26 year old Dunghutti man, David Dungany Jr, who were calling for an investigation into his killing whilst in custody.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Protest Against Continued Destruction of Sacred Aboriginal Lands and Culture

Friends of the Earth Perth, School Strike 4 Climate and aligned environmental groups will be rallying in solidarity with First Nations people to demand that mining companies stop destroying Aboriginal cultural sites, and that better protections for cultural sites are put into place. For too long have mining and fossil fuel corporations wreaked havoc on the climate and cultural sites - and it needs to stop.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Friends of the Earth stands in support of Black lives

Friends of the Earth Australia stand in solidarity with the uprising for Black lives in Minneapolis and across the United States.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Contractors caught in breach of Cultural Heritage Management Plan at Deebing Creek

This media release was issued by the Goori Sovereign Land Council on 20 March 2020.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Invasion Day protests this Sunday 26th January

First Nations groups are calling on all communities to join with them to stand on Invasion Day 2020 - Sunday January 26th - in an Annual Day of Protest.
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