South Australian Museum Repatriates Aboriginal body parts

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During the nineteenth century it was expected Aboriginal people in South Australia would die out. The South Australian Museum collected whole bodies and body parts as a record. Now there has been a change of attitude and in recent years the museum has begun a repatriation program and hopes to return bodies and body parts to communities for Traditional burial. 

Presenter - Robyn Williams

Producer - David Fisher

Period25 Jul 2020

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