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Aboriginals and supporters march for human rights, land rights

Indigenous march marks long quest for rights, ABC News, By Myles Morgan, July 06, 2012   Hundreds of Indigenous people and their supporters have marched through the streets of Darwin as part of NAIDOC week celebrations.

Waving Aboriginal flags and banners, they chanted and walked to the accompaniment of clapping sticks.

Many were asking for the same thing: “Rights, land rights, equality, the same rights that other Australians take for granted.”… NAIDOC week is also marking 40 years since the Aboriginal tent embassy was set up at Old Parliament House in Canberra. NAIDOC week is also marking 40 years since the Aboriginal tent embassy was set up at Old Parliament House in Canberra…. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-07-06/naidoc-week-march-darwin-city-streets/4114680?section=nt

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July 7, 2012 - Posted by | aboriginal issues, AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

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