Kado Muir

Kado Muir is Deputy Chair of the National Native Title Council.

He is a Wati, a Goldfields Aboriginal cultural and community leader and an anthropologist and archaeologist with many years of experience working in Aboriginal Heritage, Language preservation and maintenance, traditional ecological, education and native title research. He is a board member of the Native Title Services Goldfields and chair of the Wakamurru Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC, and the PBC for Manta Rirrtinya Native Title Determination.

Kado is a community based cultural heritage and environmental activist. He has led campaigns against uranium mining in Western Australia and is part of that national network. He has been fighting the mining industry to adopt responsible practices in Aboriginal heritage and to stop destroying Aboriginal sites and sacred places. Kado is a cultural leader who has preserved his Ngalia language and helped develop Australian curriculum content incorporating Aboriginal knowledge into the education curriculum.



“Sadly, the system is not broken, it’s working exactly how industry and government want it to. It’s time that govenment turned around and started to adequately preserve and protect our cultural heritage places.“



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