FMG's Great Native Title Swindle from Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corp. on Vimeo.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Wednesday 13 April 2011
I have just had my attention drawn to the fact that this video, published on Vimeo and embedded by code in this blog, has now been withdrawn from Vimeo. Some of the goings on is reported in Crikey to-day in this article. It appears that Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is being very alert to correct views of the meeting referenced below which disagree with the corporate line on this matter.
The video has now become available on YouTube and I am now embedding this code on this post and republishing the blog. It is to be hoped that YouTube shows fortitude in the face of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) solicitations that Vimeo, for some reason, was unable to.
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 16:47:08 +0800
Subject: Yindjibarndi-FMG Action - New Video Release - ONLINE
Brothers and Sisters,
We have edited and put ONLINE video from the fake Yindjibarndi #1 Claim meeting staged by FMG on 16 March 2011:
FMG’s Great Native Title Swindle:Caught red handed – this is a record of a supposed 'native title' meeting staged by the iron ore miner, Fortescue Metals Group (FMG). It shows how FMG, its agents, a lawyer and an opportunist splinter faction tried to destroy the unity of the Yindjibarndi people and give open slather to FMG for its Solomon Hub project. The video shows the actions of this miner in trying to entrap and bully traditional owners into a land use 'Agreement' that will see massive disturbance of country and will swindle generations of Yindjibarndi people.
See the video at: http://vimeo.com/21871850 (or above)
Or go to the Yindjibarndi website and click on the link on our HOME Page:
You might like to take one or more of the following ACTIONS:[If you haven’t already.]
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MAKE A DONATION TO THE YINDJIBARNDI FIGHTING FUND
Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation has established a FIGHTING FUND specifically to combat the actions of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG). We are struggling to
• counter their teams of lawyers and ‘land access managers’;
• mount and defend court actions;
• counter their mis-information.
While the FMG Goliath has a bottomless fund to keep up their assault on our community and country, Yindjibarndi must fund their resistance independently –
YAC receive absolutely no legal aid assistance for this from any government agency.
TO MAKE A DONATION:
• Visit YAC HOMEPAGE:www.yindjibarndi.org.au/
• Click on the YINDJIBARNDI FIGHTING FUND button in the top right-hand corner
• This will take you to YAC’s PayPal account [The account will be active in a couple of days – please persist].
NB: Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corp. (YAC) has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status.
The Australian Tax Office has recognised YAC as a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), thereby endorsing us for Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status. This category allows individuals, and corporate entities, to make tax-deductible financial gifts to YAC.
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