Mining operation uncovers aboriginal remains in Australia

Published on October 27th, 2011 | by Admin


Three sets of ancient remains have been found in a remote region of Australia.

This is where our most important law men were buried,” said Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation chief executive Michael Woodley, a senior law man and respected tribal elder. He led healing ceremonies for his people near one burial cave after rock movement – apparently due to exploratory drilling nearby – exposed the first set of remains.

The burial complex was described as ”… a highly important and significant site” in one FMG archaeological report sent to the Western Australian Department of Indigenous Affairs, and seen by The Saturday Age.

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Story: Jan Mayman, SMH | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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