A ceremony to re-bury skeletal remains: Allan Madden

Uncle Allan Madden from the Metropolitan Land Council first identified and repatriated (re-buried) six Aboriginal remains dug up during building projects in Manly. With a re-created burial ceremony involving smoking ceremony and dancing, the remains were placed back in county, in the National Park where they will be safe.

Keywords: Identity; values; land councils; material culture; heritage; organisations