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International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Conversation: Indigenous Rights Advocacy – With Dr Jackie Huggins First Nations Leader

To mark International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9, we spoke to Dr Jackie Huggins, Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.

Dr Jackie Huggins is a Bidjara (Central Queensland) and Birri-Gubba Juru(North Queensland) woman and a tireless advocate for human rights.

In this interview Dr Huggins talks about her speech to the UN Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues; working within and with the various UN mechanisms, working as a key Indigenous Elder in Australia and her advice to Indigenous women based on many years of advocacy. Click on Link below.