The Wave Hill walk-off started as a protest for equal wages. Aboriginal stockmen walked off Wave Hill pastoral station in the Northern Territory in 1966. The strike would become a precursor to land rights legislation almost 10 years later.
Sovereignty includes both, the legal recognition of ownership of land and territory and the right of self-government. Self-determination would only include the latter.
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations in 1966, and in force since 1976. It commits its parties to work toward the granting of economic, social, and cultural rights, including labour rights and the right to health, the right to education, and the right to an adequate standard of living.
Institutional racism is a pattern of social institutions — such as governmental organisations, schools, banks, and courts of law — giving negative treatment to a group of people based on their race.
The higher education levels are in Aboriginal communities the better they are equipped to overcome disadvantage. Participation is an individual choice, while cultural knowledge is usually taught outside educational services.