Friday, September 24, 2010

International Repatriation of Human Remains

More than 150 years after the skeletal remains of an Islander child were taken from the site where they were buried, the community will finally be able to lay the body to rest.

Taken from Darnley Island, also known as Erub Island, which is part of the outer Torres Strait islands group, in 1854, the child is one of many ancestral remains the Torres Strait Repatriation Working Group has been fighting to have returned. {Read more here.]

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