Australian news, and some related international items

Austtralian founding documents – Aboriginal bark petitions

aboriginal-bark-petitionYirrkala remembers bark petitions, The Age, July 11, 2013, Dan Harrison Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent  “.…… Prime Minister Kevin Rudd described the petitions, the first traditional indigenous documents to be recognised by the Australian parliament, as ”two of Australia’s most important founding documents.”

”These bark petitions are the Magna Carta for the indigenous peoples of this land,” Mr Rudd said……

July 11, 2013 - Posted by | General News

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