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Ever since the 1992 Mabo decision put an end to the legal fiction that Australia was without owners before the arrival of the British colonisers, the work associated with resolving native title claims has developed as a significant but often difficult arena of professional practice. Increasingly, anthropologists, linguists, historians and lawyers have been encouraged to work collaboratively, often in the context of highly charged public controversy about who owns the land.; In Crossing Boundaries, editor Sandy Toussaint and her contributors have created a cross-disciplinary exploration of native title work. Justice Robert French explores the evolution of native title law, while former Aboriginal Affairs Minister and Member of the National Native Title Tribunal, Fred Chaney, illuminates its rigorous requirements. Professor David Trigger considers controversies over the professional role of anthropologists in native title cases, while lawyer Carolyn Tan discusses the sensitive issue of Indigenous claimants' rights to confidentiality and legal privilege, and how this impacts on expert consultants. A barrister, an anthropologist and a historian compare their experiences of working on the Miriuwung Gajerrong claim in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. In all, twenty professionals share their experience and expertise. As Toussaint concludes: Chapters in this volume reveal the extent to which native title workers need to communicate more cogently and, in some cases, to redefine their practice.'