1. Archaelogists have uncovered evidence which shows Aboriginal people were on the cutting-edge of stone tool crafting more than 35-thousand years ago.
    They've carbon dated a piece of stone axe found at a rock art gallery in remote Arnhem Land.
    Archaeologists say the find proves Aboriginal people were the first in the world to sharpen stone tools by grinding their edges.
    ABC News and Current Affairs. Journalist: Emma Masters

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  2. It's a plan designed to improve appalling school attendance rates in remote Aboriginal communities.
    A flexible school year that embeds Indigenous seasons for hunting and ceremony in the school calendar is being trialed for the first time in the Northern Territory.

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  3. Aboriginal people in Darwin are worried the shellfish they collect for bushtucker are becoming unsafe to eat.
    They're concerned the city's growing population and pollution is contaminating and killing off the local delicacy.
    Scientists have been enlisted to find out why they're disappearing from the harbour.
    ABC News and Current Affairs. Journalist: Emma Masters

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  4. It's a story of courage and tenacity but one left largely untold in Australia's history books.
    A group of missionaries and Aboriginal children were left stranded on a remote Arnhem Land Island during World War Two bombing raids.
    A documentary film crew is now recreating their journey across the north to safety.
    ABC News and Current Affairs. Journalist: Emma Masters

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  5. It's a sickening statistic and it's costing the nation billions of dollars.
    Half of Australia's Indigenous population smoke cigarettes and one in five will die from tobacco-related illness.
    On World No Tobacco Day, health researchers are looking to the younger generation to kick the habit.
    ABC News and Current Affairs. Journalist: Emma Masters

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