NITV News - Mungo man handed back to traditional owners for long journey home

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NITV News - Mungo man handed back to traditional owners for long journey home
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About 40,000 years ago, a man was buried on the shores of the ancient Lake Mungo in outback New South Wales. His remains - the oldest in Australia - were discovered in the seventies and have been held by the Australian National University until now. At a ceremony in Canberra on Friday, the remains of Mungo Man were handed back to traditional owners so they can begin their long journey home. Myles Morgan reports.

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