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South Australia: hundreds of people attend aboriginal leader’s funeral

Aboriginal leader and activist elder James Yami Lester dies as age 68; more than 500 people attend funerals in northern South Australia Best known for his anti-nuclear and indigenous rights advocating work, Yemi Lester was buried in his native land of Walatina Station in South Australia. More than 500 people attended the remote state ceremonies, in order to pay their respects. The funeral service was a high ...

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