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As a result of forcible removal, many Indigenous people were robbed of the culture and language specific to their country and consequently have no legal claim to their lands.

By the mid 1800s, the violence, disease and dispossession resulting from colonisation had dramatically reduced the Indigenous population. For those who remained, survival often came at the expense of culture, family, land, language and independence, demanded in exchange for 'protection'.

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