Ancient Aboriginal Rock Shelters Destroyed By Mining Company

May 27, 2020 - General
The Aboriginal rock shelters at Juukan Gorge sits about 60km north-west of the remote Pilbara mining town of Tom Price.       Source: Puutu Kunti Kurrama And Pinikura Aboriginal Corporation

Two culturally and archaeologically significant rock shelters are believed to have been destroyed by a mining company in Western Australia. The caves were destroyed by blasting carried out by Rio Tinto, who remarkably did it with the full backing of the law. 


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