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  • proper noun A Nyulnyulan language of the indigenous people of Western Australia.
  • proper noun An indigenous people of the area around Broome in Western Australia, who formerly used the Yawuru language.

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Examples

  • With half of the Earth's 7,000 languages slated to disappear this century, the National Geographic Society is recording dying tongues from Yawuru to Yuchi Coral 'banks' are conserving the sensitive marine organisms — which grow more slowly than forest trees — in hopes of one day re-starting ocean reefs.

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  • Mr Yu says the Yawuru have been excluded from talks on the LNG plant despite written appeals to the Government.

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  • The Yawuru community will sign two Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) today resolving native title and compensation issues over 5300 square kilometres of land in and around the tourist town of Broome, known as the Rubibi claim.

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  • In 2006 Federal Court justice Ronald Merkel found the Yawuru people, who had worked since

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  • He says the move was made after years of concern over the illegal camping, the poor living conditions and the rubbishing of a site sacred to the Yawuru traditional owners.

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  • Yawuru elder Francis Djiagween says they had to act to protect the sacred area ..

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  • Mr Yu is a senior of the Yawuru people who earlier this year signed Australia's biggest ever native title settlement covering the Broome township.

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  • The eviction has the full support of the Yawuru people.

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  • Federal Court justice Ronald Merkel found the Yawuru people, who had worked since 1994 to establish native title, were largely successful in their application and granted them rights over an area covering 5,298 square kilometres.

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  • "The Yawuru people have been involved in the appeals process for more than three years and this has left the Rubibi determination in limbo."

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