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Power outages leave Aboriginal people with no food, fuel or phones for three days

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

Ai Weiwei in the Letgo Room at National Gallery of Victoria

Documentary sheds light on returning ancestors to country

[Emma Nobel, Steve Martin and Patrick Laverick, ABC]

Ai Weiwei in the Letgo Room at National Gallery of Victoria

 

 

 

 

 

Residents in eight small communities in the Groote archipelago had no phone service, internet access, eftpos or access to cash after all telecommunications were lost between Wednesday and Friday.

 

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The ancestral remains came to the museum from a variety of sources, including the University of Melbourne, Victoria Police, freemasons lodges, and from members of the public — especially farmers and amateur naturalists — where they were recorded without provenance.

 

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