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NT Indigenous MLA Yingiya Mark Guyula seeks to speak native language in Parliament

An Indigenous Northern Territory politician says he feels “stronger and more powerful” when he uses his own language and is seeking support for a motion to remove restrictions on speaking it in Parliament.

Indegenous - ABC“I am here in the Parliament House with my language and cultural background; it’s the first time trying to ask for permission, trying to ask kindly that I need to use my language in the Parliament house,” Independent MLA Yingiya Mark Guyula said.

Under current standing orders of the…

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