• A lock of hair reveals Indigenous Australia is about 70,000 years old (Flickr)
Hair strands an Aboriginal man gave an ethnologist travelling across the country in the 1920s indicates Indigenous Australia is older than we thought.
Panos Apostolou, John Hayes Bell

SBS Greek, NITV, SBS newsroom
28 Aug 2017 - 3:57 PM  UPDATED 28 Aug 2017 - 3:58 PM


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