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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 An Aboriginal Treaty : Constitutional Guarantees
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'This "Disposition to live in their own Country" - still the key to Aboriginal self determination - has been frustrated for us by European ownership of the law. Your laws say that you occupied our country by peaceful settlement, under the doctrine of Terra Nullius. The fact that hundreds of thousands of Aboriginal people have been killed through poison, disease, starvation and bullets make a mockery of peaceful settlement. The International Court of Justice, in its 1975 opinion on the Western Sahara case, put the doctrine of Terra Nullius, as it applies to territories with tribal inhabitants, into the rubbish bin of history.'



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    y separately published work icon Social Alternatives vol. 7 no. 1 March 1988 Z593651 1988 periodical issue 1988 pg. 25-26
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