28 Sep Native women’s group elects new leader: Corbiere-Lavell becomes NWAC president in third major change among aboriginal organizations this year (The Globe and Mail)

The leadership turnover among Canada's national aboriginal organizations continued this weekend, as the Native Women's Association of Canada elected Jeannette Corbiere-Lavell as its new president.  Ms. Corbiere-Lavell was elected after two rounds of voting, defeating Marilyn Buffalo and Nahanni Fontaine. She will replace Beverley Jacobs,...

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24 Sep Aboriginal ecology to be included in assessments (The Australian)

Aborigines are claiming a landmark victory after the West Australian government told BHP Billiton to incorporate their ecological knowledge into future land clearing at its giant Yeelirrie uranium prospect.  The Ngalia people of the state's eastern goldfields, who use the land for food gathering and...

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23 Sep Title claim resolved out of court (The Australian)

The Barnett government is on the verge of reaching agreement with Aboriginal groups over large swaths of Western Australia's south, a month after dropping a High Court appeal against a successful native title claim in and around Broome...

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