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Against all the odds Liam Jurrah’s story remains a great one

liam jurrahBy Martin Flanagan of The Age

Must it always end in tears? Sport may be the only way young men like Liam Jurrah can avoid the death and despair of remote Aboriginal communities.

 

At the end of 2010, a fight broke out in a town camp in Alice Springs, involving members of the Yuendumu football team.

One young man, who was stabbed in the leg, lost a great deal of blood and died...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 17 March 2012 10:33

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A Tent Embassy for every city planned

brisbane sovereignty_committeeBy National Indigenous Times Editor Stephen Hagan

Prominent Murri activist Wayne 'Coco' Wharton has sent out a clear challenge to all Indigenous leaders around the nation to set up tent embassies in every capital city.

 

"Our Canberra Tent Embassy founders led the way 40 years ago when they pitched a beach umbrella on the lawns of the old Parliament...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 March 2012 08:17

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