Eddie Mabo

Jun 29, 1936 - Jan 21, 1992

Eddie Mabo was an Indigenous Australian man from the Torres Strait Islands known for his role in campaigning for Indigenous land rights and for his role in a landmark decision of the High Court of Australia which overturned the legal doctrine of terra nullius which characterised Australian law with regard to land and title.
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“People like us have no choice but to be troublemakers, 'cos if we don't, we don't have any pride left.”

Eddie Mabo
Jun 29, 1936 - Jan 21, 1992
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