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Endorsing Aboriginal Occupation of Australia

posted Sep 22, 2011, 8:17 PM by Aldrin Khaw

The Goldfields Land and Sea Council (‘GLSC’) Board of Directors are excited by the study of Professor Eske Willerslev that establishes Aboriginal Australians as the population with the longest association with the land on which they still live today.

The GLSC Board understands that this research is important for many people from an academic perspective and continues to endorse the work. However, it notes that Aboriginal people, in the Goldfields, as elsewhere, always feel secure in their connection to this country, and the research does not alter this fact.

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