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12 May 2011 - 4:39 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

This week Living Black comes to you from Arnhem Land, where Yirrikala residents are calling for bans on kava use to be lifted.

Local Yolngu people say the plant-based drink is a safer alternative to alcohol, but the Federal Government disagrees.

With the passing of boxing great Lionel Rose, we look back at the extraordinary life of this pioneering Aboriginal sportsman and hear tributes from those he inspired.

And in Western Australia, we speak to the family of elder Mr Ward, whose shocking prison van death of spurred a three year quest for justice that they say isn't over yet.