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Irati Wanti \ the poison leave it
In 1995 Eileen led a successfuly campaign to halt the building of a nuclear wate dump at Woomera alongside many other strong elders of the time and was jointly awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2003.
'It's from our grandmothers and our grandfathers that we've learned about the land. This learning isn't written on paper as the whitefellas knowledge is. We carry it in our heads and we're talking from our hearts, for the land.'
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