Kado Muir

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Kado Muir
Born 1970 (age 46–47)
Leonora, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation artist, anthropologist, Indigenous rights activist
Political party

Kado Muir (born 1970 in Leonora, Western Australia) is an Australian Aboriginal artist, anthropologist[1] and Indigenous rights activist. He is a leader of the Ngalia tribe and an applicant on the Mantjintjarra Ngalia peoples native title claim.

Muir has researched and published on Australian Aboriginal heritage and native title.[2][3] He is an accomplished artist specialising in printmaking [4] and works on canvas. He is a fierce advocate for the rights of Indigenous Australians in land rights,[5] protecting heritage,[6] and recognising the value of traditional knowledge[7][8] and cultural expression.

In 2016, Muir was selected as the WA Nationals' lead senate candidate at the 2016 federal election. He previously stood as a candidate for the Greens, including at the 2004 and 2010 federal elections and the 2005 and 2013 state elections.[9]