Indigenous And Non-Indigenous Australians

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• The acknowledgement that the Aboriginal people are the traditional owners of the land and the proceeding acts put into legislation where both historic and monumental as they took the first steps in creating a more positive relationship between no only the Indigenous and non-Indigenous people of Australia but also with the government. Unfortunately, this acknowledgement has also fuelled criticism from non-Indigenous Australians and some politicians due to a lack of understanding and knowledge in the area. The first common negative misconception is that the issue of land rights are not relevant to today’s society and consequently shadows the more important and practical problems faced by the Aboriginal people. However, their people lost a colossal amount when the land was colonised this included losing their rights to the land and due to their connection to the land this will always be a relevant issue in the eyes of the Indigenous people of Australia.
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