Kudnarto was the first Aboriginal woman to legally marry, under colonial law in South Australia. Her descendants include prominent Kaurna people like Gladys Elphick and Michael O'Loughlin.
It took just 5,000 years for large and well-organised groups of people to populate all corners of the continent.
There is little reason to think changes made to the Closing the Gap targets and partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives will have much of an impact.
Few in Australia understand the context and true meaning of customary law. Denials of its validity are often based on ignorance or on specific examples devoid of context.