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Juukan Gorge traditional owners speak out about unequal relationship with mining giants during inquiry – ABC News

Traditional owners of the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge destroyed by mining giant Rio Tinto lodge their submission to the parliamentary inquiry, saying the resources industry “could not be relied on to attach true value to Aboriginal heritage”.

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The traditional owners of the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge that was destroyed by mining giant Rio Tinto in May have lodged their submission to the Federal Parliamentary inquiry, labelling the destruction of the caves a “shocking act of corporate vandalism to our very sacred site”.
Key points:

  • The PKKP people said Rio Tinto was driven to maximise profits
  • They said their relationship with the mining giant was “not equal”
  • The parliamentary inquiry is due to report by Decem…

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