Aboriginal Australian Stockman And Land Rights Chief: Case Study

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• Aboriginal Australian stockman and land rights chief • Led his people on a strike to change their living conditions • 2001, founded Lingiari Foundation to advocate Aboriginal rights • Civil rights and rights to traditional land collapsed after World War II • 1960s - Aboriginal people did not have equal rights as the non-aboriginal community • Gurindji people lost their lands and were alienated • 1966, led employees of the Wave Hill station on a walkout after working in sweatshop. • The strike lasted nine years however, Lingiari had an unwavering spirit to fight for their rights • Proved that racial injustice can be conquered through determination • Raised public awareness on the plight of the Indigenous community nationwide which led to
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