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Rio Tinto apologizes for blowing up 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site in Australia's Pilbara region

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Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine.

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Rio Tinto apologizes for blowing up 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site in Australia's Pilbara region

Rio Tinto apologizes for blowing up 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site in Australia's Pilbara region

Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologized after blowing up a 46,000-year-old sacred indigenous site with dynamite to expand an Australian iron ore mine.

Juukan Gorge: Rio Tinto blasting of Aboriginal site prompts calls to change antiquated laws

Juukan Gorge: Rio Tinto blasting of Aboriginal site prompts calls to change antiquated laws

Conflict between mining and Aboriginal heritage in WA has spawned a system of suffocating bureaucracy and lopsided agreement-making

Australia to hold a vote on finally recognizing indigenous people in the country's constitution

Australia to hold a vote on finally recognizing indigenous people in the country's constitution

Two years after the Australian government rejected a landmark plan to officially recognize indigenous people in the country's Constitution, a top official said he will move forward with a ...

Blast destroys one of country's oldest known Aboriginal heritage sites

Blast destroys one of country's oldest known Aboriginal heritage sites

Rio Tinto funded a salvage mission at two rock shelters to safeguard any artefacts, but the dig turned up finds whose significance exceeded all expectations.

Indigenous Australians to lead space industry at new Alice Springs earth ground station

Indigenous Australians to lead space industry at new Alice Springs earth ground station

Indigenous Australians are expected to become leading participants in global satellite and space industry.

World-class Indigenous Institute announced for university

World-class Indigenous Institute announced for university

An Indigenous institute has been established at QUT as a central component of QUT’s commitment to Indigenous Australian knowledge, research and education.