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'National treasure': Tributes flow for Indigenous clan leader Yunupingu who died aged 74 in Arnhem Land

[Hugo Timms and Ellen Ransley,]

The proud Yolŋu man, who was the Gumutj clan leader, was a long term chairman of the Northern Land Council and in 1978 was awarded Australian of the Year for work regarding the Kakadu National Park and the Ranger uranium mine.

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Vatican repudiates 'Doctrine of Discovery' used to justify colonialism after demands from Indigenous people


A Vatican statement said the 15th-century papal bulls, or decrees, "did not adequately reflect the equal dignity and rights of Indigenous peoples" and have never been considered expressions of the Catholic faith.

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