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150 Tracks from 21 Dinosaur species discovered in Australia

Brisbane, March 27, 2017: A team of palaeontologists has identified 150 tracks from 21 dinosaur species in Australia, the University of Queensland announced on Monday. The discovery includes five different types of predatory dinosaur tracks, at least six types of tracks from long-necked herbivorous sauropods, four types of tracks from two-legged herbivorous ornithopods, and six types…

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dpa NEWS SCHEDULE for MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1200 GMT

All times GMT. If you have any questions about the news schedule or need items repeated, please call or email the dpa desks. Berlin (Mon-Sun 0600-2100) Tel: +49 30 285231472 Sydney (Mon-Sun 2000-0700) Tel: +61 2 9322 8065 Email: international@dpa.com GERMANY-DIPLOMACY-TURKEY The German embassy has been granted access for the first time to German-Turkish journalist Deniz…

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Aboriginal Bora Grounds

First People Then And Now Aboriginal Bora Grounds Aboriginal bora grounds are places where Aboriginal people came together to perform religious ceremonies. They are found all down the coast of eastern Australia. First People Then And Now Jebbribillum Bora Ring At Burleigh Heads on Queensland’s Gold Coast there is a bora ground that can be seen…

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Aboriginal and indigenous people in Australia

Sydney (dpa) – More than 600 different Aboriginal clans or ‘nations’ existed on the continent of Australia for at least 50,000 years before European settlement, the Australian government says. Since British colonization in the 1770s on Australia as terra nullius (‘nobody’s land’ in Latin), the resident Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples faced a war of…

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NEWS FEATURE

Australia’s first Aboriginal federal minister is the son of a “stolen generation” woman. His decades of community work help him to understand the problems facing Aboriginal and indigenous communities, including racism in health care. Canberra (dpa) – Ken Wyatt was 13 years old when Australia voted to amend its constitution and include the counting of the…

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Boomerangs of Aboriginal Australia

Boomerangs of Aboriginal Australia   First People Then And Now   The boomerang today is an Australian symbol. Because of its ability to return the tourism and transport markets have made the boomerang a popular symbol. Boomerangs are a form of throwing stick for Indigenous Australians. Aboriginal people were the first to understand the principles of aerodynamics with the creation […]

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Aboriginal Bora Grounds

First People Then And Now Aboriginal Bora Grounds   Aboriginal bora grounds are places where Aboriginal people came together to perform religious ceremonies. They are found all down the coast of eastern Australia. Jebbribillum Bora Ring   At Burleigh Heads on Queensland’s Gold Coast there is a bora ground that can be seen from the highway. It is an important […]

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Indigenous Australians: Pemulwuy A Resistance Hero

First People Then And Now Indigenous Australians: Pemulwuy A Resistance Hero 1788 marked the most dramatic change in Australia’s long and ancient history. The English from the First Fleet erected their tents in Sydney Cove. Nothing like this had ever happened before for Indigenous Australians as these strangers were taking fish from the harbour and sea,…

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