South Australia's Adnyamathanha people are celebrating ten years of Native Title recognition over of the Flinders Ranges.
Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association CEO Vince Coulthard says the 30th of March 2009 is a day he will never forget…. the day the Federal Court finally recognised what they always knew - the Adnyamathanha are the Traditional Owners of the Flinders Ranges area.
Speaking on CAAMA Radio Mr Coulthard says since becoming owners of the Ikara Wilpena Resort in partnership with IBA. his people have increased Adnyamathanha employment from nothing to 78% in the peak season last year.
Mr Coulthard says there are currently three Adnyamathanha people in managementpositions and three in supervisor roles. With 130 Adnyamathanha people employed since they took over..
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