Liverpool’s World Museum Returns Aboriginal Remains

Posted by admin on May 13, 2009

Members of an Aboriginal tribe are to hold a ritual at Liverpool’s World Museum to mark the repatriation of human remains to Australia.

A skull is being returned to representatives of the Ngarrindjeri people because it has strong spiritual and religious significance.

The remains were purchased from Dr William Broad, of Liverpool, in 1948.

He visited Australia between 1902 and 1904 and published works on Australian skeletal remains.

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