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Dancers from the Yarrabah community perform during the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival on June 18, 2011 in Laura, Australia. The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is a celebration of aboriginal dance and culture that takes place Biennially in Cape York Peninsula at the site of a traditional Bora ground that is sacred to the aboriginal community and surrounded by some of the oldest rock art in the world. Over 5000 visitors attend the festival, offering a unique insight into the community and providing an opportunity to spread cultural traditions to new generations. The festival takes place June 17-19. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images for Tourism Queensland)
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22 Jun 2011 11:10:00
1st January 1950:  Aboriginal women washing their hair with sand at Arnhem land in the Northern Territory of Australia.  (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

“Australian Aborigines are those people regarded as indigenous to the Australian continent. In the High Court of Australia, Australian Aborigines have been specifically identified as a group of people who share, in common, biological ancestry back to the original occupants of the continent”. – Wikipedia

Photo: Aboriginal women washing their hair with sand at Arnhem land in the Northern Territory of Australia. 1st January 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)
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02 Feb 2014 07:29:00
Australian Aboriginal hunter Marcus Gaykamangu of the Yolngu people, carries an Australian native lizard called a goanna over his shoulder as he walks away from a billabong near the “out station” of Yathalamarra, located on the outksirts of the community of Ramingining in East Arnhem Land November 22, 2014. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)

Australian Aboriginal hunter Marcus Gaykamangu of the Yolngu people, carries an Australian native lizard called a goanna over his shoulder as he walks away from a billabong near the “out station” of Yathalamarra, located on the outksirts of the community of Ramingining in East Arnhem Land November 22, 2014. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)
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11 Dec 2014 13:19:00


Tim Klingender, Director of Aboriginal Art at Sotheby's hangs the painting “Emu Corroboree Man” by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri before a record auction of Aboriginal Art July 14, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. The painting is expected to fetch AUD 150,000 – 250,000 (USD 120,000 – 200,000). Sotheby's unveiled a selection of Aboriginal art and artifacts after a tour of New York and London, which will go to auction in Melbourne July 25 2005. The total pre-sales estimate of the collection is AUD 6 million – 8.5 million (USD 5 million – 7 million). (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)
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01 Apr 2011 09:09:00


The artwork of Giant Horse Aboriginal rock art galleries in the Quinkan Country is seen on June 19, 2011 in Laura, Australia. The ancient aboriginal rock art in this region is some of the largest and oldest in the world, dating back over 15,000 years. Paintings, stencil art and engravings cover thelands traditionally home to the Kuku, Yalanji, Guugu Yimithirr and Kuku Thaypan people. As a UNESCO-identified top 10 rock art site in the world, international travelers visit the area to learn and understand the aboriginal culture through the artwork. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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23 Jun 2011 10:12:00
In this October 7, 2014, photo, Fredrick Brower, center, helps cut up a bowhead whale caught by Inupiat subsistence hunters on a field near Barrow, Alaska. Drawing on tradition, and keeping within the closely monitored Aboriginal subsistence whaling guidelines, a bowhead whale is carved and divided by a crew armed with knives and hooks, and then shared according to custom. (Photo by Gregory Bull/AP Photo)

In this October 7, 2014, photo, Fredrick Brower, center, helps cut up a bowhead whale caught by Inupiat subsistence hunters on a field near Barrow, Alaska. Drawing on tradition, and keeping within the closely monitored Aboriginal subsistence whaling guidelines, a bowhead whale is carved and divided by a crew armed with knives and hooks, and then shared according to custom. (Photo by Gregory Bull/AP Photo)
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07 Nov 2014 12:58:00
A baby wallaby

“Very small forest-dwelling wallabies are known as pademelons (genus Thylogale) and dorcopsises (genera Dorcopsis and Dorcopsulus). The name wallaby comes from the Eora Aboriginal tribe who were the original inhabitants of the Sydney area. Wallabies are herbivores whose diet consists of a wide range of grasses, vegetables, leaves, and other types of foliage”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A baby wallaby sits in a zoo attendant's lap at Edogawa Natural Zoo on August 4, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. The staff of the zoo have raised the young wallaby after her mother neglected her. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)
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07 Sep 2011 13:33:00
Africanis 18. Murraysburg, Western Cape, May 10, 2010. (Photo by Daniel Naudé)

“The Africanis is a landrace of South African dogs. It is believed to be of ancient origin, directly descended from hounds and pariah dogs of ancient Africa, introduced into the Nile Valley from the Levant. The Swahili name for the breed is umbwa wa ki-shenzi meaning common or mongrel or “traditional dog”. Africanis is also an umbrella name for all the aboriginal dogs in southern Africa”. – Wikipedia. Photo: Africanis 18. Murraysburg, Western Cape, May 10, 2010. (Photo by Daniel Naudé)
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19 May 2013 11:51:00