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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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AIATSIS

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Discussion paper

30 Jun 2014

Throughout Australia the native title claims of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are resolved primarily through negotiated consent determinations, whereby the court recognises native title following the agreement of the parties, rather than through contested litigation. Negotiations...

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Research report

21 Oct 2013

Indigenous people in south-east Australia have developed strategies and theories around the allocation of cultural water and the broader notion of ‘cultural flows’ in response to two key triggers: the poor environmental health of the inland river country and the historic and contemporary failure...

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Discussion paper

30 Jul 2013

This paper explores the importance of evidentiary references to song and ceremony in land claims and analyses judges' reports to show how references to song and ceremony have figured in them.

The first section of the paper looks at how song and ceremony sit within Aboriginal and Torres...

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Discussion paper

20 May 2013

In recent decades, various forms of co-management of national parks and other protected areas by governments and Indigenous people have come to the fore. This has occurred as Indigenous peoples have progressively demanded greater access to and decision- making power over their traditional lands...

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Research report

20 Sep 2012

The public policy debate on land rights, the struggle of Indigenous peoples to have their pre-colonial possession of land recognised and interests in how land rights might be exercised to fulfil Indigenous peoples’ hopes for economic development and home ownership.

Those...

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Research report

22 Jun 2012

This paper seeks to reanalyse the Mabo case from the point of view of non-discrimination. It argues that the Mabo judgment may have been discriminatory in finding that pre-existing entitlements in surviving native title are restricted to the limited range of activities that can be proven by...

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Discussion paper

27 May 2011

 

In 2002 and 2004 Karajarri had their native title rights and interests recognised to over 31,000 square kilometres of land in the West Kimberley, south of Broome. This is an area about half the size of Tasmania. Here there are pastoral stations, mining interests, coastal and desert...

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Discussion paper

27 May 2011

 

This Discussion Paper arises from a concern that the current contributions of anthropology in the Australian native title arena are often unnecessarily confined to the production of expert reports and other materials, in accordance with legal briefs and criteria established under native...

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Discussion paper

27 May 2011

This paper provides a background to issues discussed at a workshop held by AIATSIS in December 2009, and offers some of the outcomes in order to provide a basis for further debate and dialogue and to inform future forums.

The workshop focused on a matter of growing concern to many...

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Research report

01 Feb 2010

 

This analysis of three native title agreements is primarily based on observations made at a two-day workshop by representatives of the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi, the Miriuwung and Gajerrong, the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk peoples and their negotiating teams;...

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