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How a robot called Pink helped teach school children an Aboriginal language

Aboriginal peformer Les Saxby plays a traditional aboriginal musical instrument known as a didgeridoo on the shores of Sydney's Botany Bay April 29, 2002 during the Meeting of Two Cultures ceremony. [The annual ceremony celebrates at the exact spot where 232 years ago the famous British explorer James Cook landed upon Australia, and is attended by local community groups as part of the ongoing reconciliation process with the local indigenous cultures.] - PBEAHUKSRBK

Students of the Maitland Lutheran School in Southern Australia, which is located on traditional lands of the Narungga people, have been learning their local Aboriginal language. Image: REUTERS/David Gray

Therese Keane
Christina Chalmers
Senior Lecturer in Education, Queensland University of Technology
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