Queensland land handed back to seven tribes
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In the 1960s Aboriginal people were forcibly removed from a far north Queensland community now that land has been handed back to them.
Cheers broke out when the Deed of Grant in Trust was presented to members of seven tribes from Mapoon, 85 kilometres north of the western Cape York mining township of Weipa.
The deed means 130,000 hectares of land in the area have been given back.
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