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Main Title: The Gunditjmara land justice story / Jessica K Weir.
Author: Weir, Jessica K., 1971-
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Native Title Research Unit
Imprint: Acton, ACT : Native Title Research Unit, Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 2009.
Collation: 41 pages : electronic resource ; PDF
Subject: Indigenous Australians
Indigenous Australians - - Land rights
Gunditjmara (Indigenous Australian people)
Lake Condah (Vic.)
Western Victoria
Series: Native title research monograph,, 1835-7709 ;; no. 1/2009;
ISBN: 9780855754396 (pbk.)
Notes:
Tells the story of the Gunditjmara's fight for their land from the early 1800s to the consent determination for their country, celebrated in March 2007; contact history of the area including the Eumerella Wars; setting up of Lake Condah Mission; discusses the legal significance of the court case undertaken by Sandra Onus and Christine Frankland against Alcoa, which resulted in the mission land being handed back to the Gunditjmara; how native title for the area was negotiated; establishment of the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Corporation; Tyrendarra Indigenous Protected Area; Lake Condah Sustainable Development Project and the work towards the re-flooding of Lake Condah.

Contents: Welcome to country spoken in Dhauwurd Wurrung / Vicki Couzens -- Introduction : Gunditjmara country; the arrival of the British colony and the Federation of Australia; Onus v. Alcoa -- Agreeing on native title -- Recognising Gunditjmara -- Land justice -- Having a row -- Gunditj Mirring traditional owners Corporation

AIATSIS Native Title Research Unit. Includes bibliographical references (p. 40)
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