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struggle for land rights
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Captain Cook claims Australia as British Land August 22 1770
26 January 1788 Captain Phillip arrives in Botany Bay w/ 1st Fleet
1790 Start of the "Stolen Aboriginal Generation"
1963 The Yirrkala Pettion for land rights started.
1963 The Yolngu people of the Yirrkala challenged the Supreme Court of NT.
1972 - Australia Day PM William McMahon said that giving land right to the Aboriginals would threaten the tenure of every Australia.
1972 Members of International and national press began to take notice of the Tent Embassy.
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