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Indigenous nation

Muruwari—an Aboriginal Australian people—holding a flag of the Murrawarri Republic indigenous nation.

An indigenous nation is a secessionist territorial micronation in which Indigenous peoples claim pre-existing sovereignty over their parent macronation as a nation—a community (society) of people, usually composed of one ethnicity, possessing a roughly defined territory and government. Indigenous nations claim statehood under the presumption that their residents themselves are the pre-eminent legal authority of its claimed territory. As such, they are hard secessionist in nature and are far less likely to practice macronational privilege (the act of adopting a parent macronation's laws to avoid criminal persecution) compared to other micronations. They seldom participate in the intermicronational community. Most Indigenous nations are established in Australia within the context of the Australian Indigenous Sovereignty movements. (more...)