Connect with us

Local News

Aboriginal elder rejects royalties’ ‘claim’ | The Transcontinental

Published

on



Aboriginals in conflict with a native title body have denied telling miners to halt royalty payments to the Adnyamathanha.

Adnyamathanha elder Cheryl Coulthard-Waye spoke after a controversial meeting of Adnyamathanha Native Title-holders in Hawker on Saturday.

Ms Coulthard-Waye did not attend the meeting, but said she had heard of incorrect claims regarding alleged actions by the Aboriginal Reform Group of South Australia, of which she is a member

The Port Augusta woman said it had been claimed that the group was approaching mining companies to tell them to stop royalty payments.

“This is false. At no stage have we spoken to any mining companies ever, let alone approach them to stop royalty payments,” she said.

“It is now time to speak the…



Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

‘Very strong’ reading of coronavirus in wastewater from Adelaide’s CBD during festival season
IMPORTANT: This agenda mentions relocating the Port Augusta Cultural Centre Ga…