WHEN WE SAY NO, WE MEAN NO: Wangan & Jagalingou People fight mega-mine to protect land and culture

WHEN WE SAY NO, WE MEAN NO: Wangan & Jagalingou People fight mega-mine to protect land and culture

By Natalie Lowrey. 22/07/2016 In late 2014 the Wangan & Jagalingou People, the Traditional Owners and Native Title Applicants of a vast area of land in the Galilee Basin in central-western Queensland, Australia, came together to say no to Indian mining giant Adani’s proposed Carmichael Coal Mine. Concerned about the irreparable damage...

Indigenous Communities Against Carmichael: Traditional owners in mine challenge

Indigenous Communities Against Carmichael: Traditional owners in mine challenge

Originally published by CPA on 09/09/15.   Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owners of Queensland’s Galilee Basin are challenging Indian company Adani’s Carmichael mine proposal in the Federal Court. Traditional owner Adrian Burragubba said that the Wangan and Jagalingou people have added more named applicants to their native title claim. A clear...

Great, Great Grandmother’s Country- The Wangan and Jagalingou’s Story

Great, Great Grandmother’s Country- The Wangan and Jagalingou’s Story

  • Written on: 26 August 2015
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“We, the Wangan and Jagalingou people, are the Traditional Owners of the land in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. The mining company Adani wants to use our ancestral lands for their Carmichael coal mine. We are opposed to this mine because it will forever damage our land and our culture. We ask...

No Means No- Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples reject Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

No Means No- Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples reject Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

We’re watching history being made. The Wangan and Jagalingou people have rejected an offer with Adani to build the huge Carmichael coal mine on their land. Now, Adani is launching aggressive legal action to override their decision and destroy their land, heritage and culture. You can stand with the Wangan...

Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples defend their land from Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine

Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples defend their land from Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine

Original Source: The Guardian. Article by Blair Palese. The Wangan and Jagalingou people’s rejection of the Indigenous land use agreement with Adani for land designated for the Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin will put our national values to the test. The decision is simple – a choice between...