Aboriginal peoples of Australia

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Original Inhabitants
The first residents of Australia were the Aboriginal people, who are believed to have come to the land by boat between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.

Though there are 300 Aboriginal clans, 250 languages and 700 dialects, all Aboriginal communities share a common culture focused on a creation myth and spirit ancestors.
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FROM: Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure
Published on January 18, 2011

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