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May 29th 2011 print

Michael Connor

Bonelands

An Australian museum has the skeleton of an Aborigine on public display and, despite the controversies and media outrage concerning the display of such relics in overseas museums, no one cares.


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An Australian museum has the skeleton of an Aborigine on public display and, despite the controversies and media outrage concerning the display of such relics in overseas museums, no-one cares.


“One of the first Europeans in Australia
A victim of the Batavia mutiny”
(Display case caption.)


The European skeleton is on display at the Western Australian Museum in Fremantle.

No protests are anticipated.