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Constitutional recognition 'could be forced assimilation’
Posted on September 30, 2014
Adam Evans
Journalist

A Yindinji man says a successful 'yes' vote in a referendum for Indigenous constitutional recognition could be seen as forced assimilation against first peoples.

Murrumu Walubara Yidindji (pictured) says tribal groups voting on the matter themselves is more appropriate, despite a continuing effort to get the wider Australian community on board to support a successful referendum.

Murrumu says there's reason to oppose recognition as it's currently being pursued.


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