Annabel Crabb of the Sydney Morning Herald reports:

NORMALLY at this time of year, as the summer solstice approaches, the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is populated largely by mystics, meditators, hippies and people with slightly out-of-tune acoustic guitars.


Tonight, however, it will play host to a culture vastly older than itself.


The Bardi dancers, who live 200 kilometres north of Broome in the north of Western Australia, have accepted an extraordinary invitation to be the first Aboriginal group ever to perform at England's most famous sacred site.

Celtic Koori's? I am somewhat bemused by events like this in light of repeated complaints by indigenous peoples that NeoPagans and other spiritual seekers are strip mining their culture for a quick buck in the spiritual supermarket. I can't help thinking that this sort of eclecticism encourages it.

 

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