Chapter 6 – Aboriginal Perspectives on Archaeology

Chapter 6 of the Mungo Report discusses the various Aboriginal perspectives on archaeology as it relates to culturally significant sites.

Topics include;

  • The Cultural values and experiences that affect beliefs and opinions,  Aboriginal values and issues with archaeology
  • Points of mass agreement about the custodianship of human remains and cultural property – Includes discussion of the ‘hot topic’ (1985-91) of the return of the Mungo remains
  • Varied opinion on some questions about human remains in the Willandra Lakes – Includes discussion of the ‘hot topic’ (1985-91) of the proposed vault at Mungo