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How my personal life on the Yumba shaped my family’s life to what it is today

hagan familyEddie 'Koiki' Mabo was adamant that the land he inherited from his father – albeit, his adopted father – was rightfully his and no matter what other's assumed was crown land, Eddie saw differently and, as they say in the classics, 'the rest is history'.

Readers of my column over many years would've heard a thousand times my reference to being raised in a fringe camp as if it's all I can or want to...


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