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Londonist
Our Favourite Photos From #MuseumInstaSwap WeekThis week, 10 of our favourite London museums have been buddying up to share ph
Our Favourite Photos From #MuseumInstaSwap Week
Londonist / Posted 15 hours ago
This week, 10 of our favourite London museums have been buddying up to share photos of each others' collections, objects and buildings for #MuseumInstaSwap. The reason? We named them the best museums to follow on Instagram, and you know, sharing is... Read more
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Gazette News
Open the door and discover the marvels of our museumsTHE heavens have opened up and the summer storms have arrived. So it’s the perf
Open the door and discover the marvels of our museums
Gazette News / Posted 18 hours ago
THE heavens have opened up and the summer storms have arrived. So it’s the perfect opportunity to check out some of the marvellous museums in Essex. Themuseum is home to over 30 buses, coaches, commercial, military and emergency... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Business Travel: Ideas for enjoying evenings in LondonBusiness travellers to London always have plenty of options for exploring the c
Business Travel: Ideas for enjoying evenings in London
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
Business travellers to London always have plenty of options for exploring the city after the workday is done. But this fall, visitors have a few special evening activities to choose from in addition to the usual possibilities like the London Eye... Read more
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International Business Times
Don't blame Cecil the lion's killer, says Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has sparked fresh controversy after she to
Don't blame Cecil the lion's killer, says Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has sparked fresh controversy after she told a women's rally that US dentist Walter Palmer should not be blamed for slaying the iconic lion, Cecil. The comments came as she addressed supporters at a Women's League... Read more
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International Business Times
Megalodon shark tooth discovered in Croatia [Photos] A megalodon shark tooth has been discovered in Croatia along the banks of the K
Megalodon shark tooth discovered in Croatia [Photos]
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
A megalodon shark tooth has been discovered in Croatia along the banks of the Kupa river. Pictures of the prehistoric monster shark's tooth show it is about the size of a man's palm. Stjepan Sucec had been searching for shells when he came across the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Scientists solve mystery of polar bear Knut's deathJournalists watch the full-sized polar bear Knut model covered with the origina
Scientists solve mystery of polar bear Knut's death
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
Journalists watch the full-sized polar bear Knut model covered with the original fur during the presentation to the media at the natural history museum in Berlin February 15, 2013. BERLIN Knut, the star polar bear who was hand-reared at Berlin zoo... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Professor remembered by friends, colleaguesBy Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Don Criss laughs out lou
Professor remembered by friends, colleagues
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
By Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Don Criss laughs out loud when he thinks about the good times he had with Tony Gennaro. Criss, production consultant at KENW-TV at Eastern New Mexico University, remembers filming Gennaro’s... Read more
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asianage
Crustacean species named after Elton JohnScientists have discovered a small “hitchhiking” coral reef crustacean species
Crustacean species named after Elton John
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists have discovered a small “hitchhiking” coral reef crustacean species in Indonesia, and named it after English composer and singer Sir Elton John. While exploring the remote coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia, Dr James Thomas from the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Duke of Marlborough imposter may face jailA TRICKSTER who posed as the Duke of Marlborough while spending more than £2,00
Duke of Marlborough imposter may face jail
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A TRICKSTER who posed as the Duke of Marlborough while spending more than £2,000 at a five-star hotel on a suite and drinks he never paid for has been warned he could be jailed. Alexander Wood lived a “life of luxury” while racking up bills of... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Portales residents remember former biology professorBy Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Eastern New Mexico Unive
Portales residents remember former biology professor
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
By Alisa BoswellManaging editoraboswell@pntonline.com Eastern New Mexico University President Steven Gamble seemed to say it best when he referred to former biology professor Tony Gennaro as a “very special person” last weekend. Over the last week,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sir Elton John is the inspiration behind the name of a new coral reef crustacean speciesLeucothoe eltoni, new crustacean species, from Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: D
Sir Elton John is the inspiration behind the name of a new coral reef crustacean species
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Leucothoe eltoni, new crustacean species, from Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Credit: Dr. James Thomas While exploring the remote coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia, Dr. James Thomas from the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Florida,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
24-hour party person: could comedian Joe Pera survive a dance marathon?“Some dance to remember, some dance to forget,” sang my favorite band, Eagles,
24-hour party person: could comedian Joe Pera survive a dance marathon?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
“Some dance to remember, some dance to forget,” sang my favorite band, Eagles, in a song called Hotel California. But as I learned on Thursday evening at the Guggenheim, there are also some people who dance to explore the “social interactions and... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Giant spiders invade Sussex homes - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Giant spiders invade Sussex homes
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
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AllAfrica.com
Official Defends Consolidation of Country's Museum NetworkLuanda — The National Director of Museums, Ziva Domingos, said in Luanda that t
Official Defends Consolidation of Country's Museum Network
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Luanda — The National Director of Museums, Ziva Domingos, said in Luanda that the museum network in Angola lacks consolidation to better meet the current requirements. Speaking to Angop on the current state of museums, Ziva Domingos said that the... Read more
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iol.co.za
How ancient giant could save elephantsAFPFile photo: Wrangel Island, in the Siberian Arctic, and the island of St. Pa
How ancient giant could save elephants
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
AFPFile photo: Wrangel Island, in the Siberian Arctic, and the island of St. Paul, off Alaska, are believed to have been the mammoths' last refuge. London - For the past four months, Alexei had been enduring some of the harshest conditions on the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Field Museum makes job cutsThe Field Museum laid off four exhibitions department employees Monday and told
Field Museum makes job cuts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The Field Museum laid off four exhibitions department employees Monday and told 17 contract workers aligned with the department that their contracts would not be renewed, a museum spokeswoman said Tuesday. After the move, the exhibitions department... Read more
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express
Bird world hails return of a long lost friend now renamed the Omani Owl A LONG lost species of owl has been rediscovered in remote mountain deserts a
Bird world hails return of a long lost friend now renamed the Omani Owl
express / Posted 4 days ago
A LONG lost species of owl has been rediscovered in remote mountain deserts after intrepid detective work by birdwatchers. Omani Owl rediscovered in the desert Only by... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Iran is Great van: no apology or compensation to family from MetEarlier this month, counter-terrorism police were called to investigate a famil
Iran is Great van: no apology or compensation to family from Met
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Earlier this month, counter-terrorism police were called to investigate a family van parked outside the Science Museum in central London. The police evacuated the museum and put cordons in place as they smashed the van’s windows, suspecting it... Read more
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Londonist
London Museums Are Buddying Up For Picture Swaps On InstagramNever let it be said that Londonist doesn't inspire people. When we rounded up
London Museums Are Buddying Up For Picture Swaps On Instagram
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
Never let it be said that Londonist doesn't inspire people. When we rounded up the best London museums to follow on Instagram, we even inspired the museums themselves to get creative. As a result, the ten museums that made our list have partnered up... Read more
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Business Wire
The University of Oklahoma Libraries Launches NavApp to Provide Mobile Indoor Navigation and Content for More Than One Million Visits AnnuallySUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aruba Networks, an HP company, (NYSE:HPQ) t
The University of Oklahoma Libraries Launches NavApp to Provide Mobile Indoor Navigation and Content for More Than One Million Visits Annually
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aruba Networks, an HP company, (NYSE:HPQ) today announced that the University of Oklahoma (OU) has deployed Aruba Beacons and the Aruba Meridian Mobile App Platform to deliver a new mobile app that helps students,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Kate Middleton doesn't have the 'most stylish' crown (and we’re not sure why)Duchess of Cambridge at Wimbledon just months after giving birth to her second
Kate Middleton doesn't have the 'most stylish' crown (and we’re not sure why)
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
Duchess of Cambridge at Wimbledon just months after giving birth to her second child. Keep clicking to meet the women deemed more stylish than her. Photo: Karwai Tang, Getty Images Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark during the third day of Copenhagen... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do In London In The RainWoken up to the sound of rain hammering against your window? Want to go out and
Things To Do In London In The Rain
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
Woken up to the sound of rain hammering against your window? Want to go out and explore London despite the rain? While picnics in the park and city farm trips may be off the menu, there's plenty to see and do in London on a wet day. Museums Diving... Read more
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Independent
Mammoth ivory trade: Should the prehistoric species be protected – to save the elephant?Evidence has also emerged that some Chinese ivory traders are passing off illeg
Mammoth ivory trade: Should the prehistoric species be protected – to save the elephant?
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Evidence has also emerged that some Chinese ivory traders are passing off illegal elephant tusks as mammoth ivory, to evade export controls. One palaeontologist has suggested that the mammoth should be listed under the convention on international... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
ENMU professor Tony Gennaro diesBy Alisa BoswellManaging Editoraboswell@pntonline.com Portales said good-bye t
ENMU professor Tony Gennaro dies
Clovis News Journal / Posted 7 days ago
By Alisa BoswellManaging Editoraboswell@pntonline.com Portales said good-bye to the town’s go-to “critter” guy this week. Former Eastern New Mexico Biology Professor Antonio “Tony” Gennaro died Thursday in Lubbock after a battle with cancer,... Read more
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PhysOrg
It's a titi! New monkey species found in PeruAn illustration obtained on August 20, 2015 shows a Callicebus urubambensis or
It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peru
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
An illustration obtained on August 20, 2015 shows a Callicebus urubambensis or Urubamba brown titi monkey For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
It's a titi! New monkey species found in PeruPARIS - For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from
It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peru
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
PARIS - For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City. An illustration obtained on August 20, 2015 shows a... Read more
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metro
Guess which animal this massive heart belongs to? (Clue: It's blue)Guess which animal this massive heart belongs to? (Clue: It’s blue) Blue whale
Guess which animal this massive heart belongs to? (Clue: It's blue)
metro / Posted 8 days ago
Guess which animal this massive heart belongs to? (Clue: It’s blue) Blue whales are big. If you didn’t know that you need to go back to school, or at least visit the Natural History Museum. So it’s fair to assume their organs are fairly large as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fossil find from the mouth of a massive 18m long megalodon sharkSeashell search finds giant tooth from the mouth of a 18m long megalodon SUPERS
Fossil find from the mouth of a massive 18m long megalodon shark
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Seashell search finds giant tooth from the mouth of a 18m long megalodon SUPERSHARK that terrorised oceans 100 million years ago Tooth found founded in Kupa river near Pokupsko, Croatia, 100 million-year-old fossils thought to belong to Leptostyrax... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
FYF Fest in Expo Park shutters Natural History Museum's Butterfly PavilionIn 1969 the Woodstock Festival inspired Joni Mitchell to dream of “bomber death
FYF Fest in Expo Park shutters Natural History Museum's Butterfly Pavilion
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
In 1969 the Woodstock Festival inspired Joni Mitchell to dream of “bomber death planes … turning into butterflies above our nation.” The FYF Fest, one of Woodstock’s many and popular 21st century progeny, is inspiring the Natural History Museum of... Read more
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Newswise
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Ava
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — NEW YORK (August 20, 2015) — WCS reports that the groundbreaking... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did stone age humans invent church bells 15,000 years ago?Did Stone Age man invent 'church bells' 15,000 years ago? Ceremonial boulders w
Did stone age humans invent church bells 15,000 years ago?
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Did Stone Age man invent 'church bells' 15,000 years ago? Ceremonial boulders were hit like 'gongs' to call the community to funerals Large stone mortars were found next to stone age grave sites in Israel Researchers believe these were pounded to... Read more
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The Star
Sarawak rescinds ‘stupid policy’ on researchKUCHING: Sarawak welcomes foreign scientists to carry out research on the state
Sarawak rescinds ‘stupid policy’ on research
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
KUCHING: Sarawak welcomes foreign scientists to carry out research on the state’s rich biodiversity resources on a shared-benefit basis. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the previous policy of closing the door to researchers was “stupid” as... Read more
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J Weekly
CultureWith theaters from art deco houses showcasing Broadway’s seasonal best to intim
Culture
J Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
With theaters from art deco houses showcasing Broadway’s seasonal best to intimate playhouses staging avant-garde works by local and international playwrights, the Bay Area offers wide choices to drama buffs and musical aficionados. San Francisco’s... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Schumer, 100,000th visitor take the Wild WalkTUPPER LAKE - The Wild Center celebrated the arrival of two highly anticipated
Schumer, 100,000th visitor take the Wild Walk
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
TUPPER LAKE - The Wild Center celebrated the arrival of two highly anticipated visitors Monday, Aug. 17. The second was U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who that afternoon took his first tour of the new Wild Walk, an elevated trail that immerses visitors in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Adenan hits out at ‘stupid’ forest policies Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says Sarawak deserves to be criti
Adenan hits out at ‘stupid’ forest policies
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says Sarawak deserves to be criticised for its previous forest policy. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 20, 2015.Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rusaro's Journey From a Beauty Queen to a Museum ManagerCarine Rusaro is the Manager of the Natural History Museum. She is also formerl
Rusaro's Journey From a Beauty Queen to a Museum Manager
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Carine Rusaro is the Manager of the Natural History Museum. She is also formerly Miss National University of Rwanda and Miss Tourism Queen International. She spoke to The New Times' Donah Mbabazi about her journey: We have seen you in social circles... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Sophie Rolf's family meet One Direction star and more at charity ballLouis Tomlinson, of One Direction, with Sophie Rolf’s brother, Jack. THE famil
Sophie Rolf's family meet One Direction star and more at charity ball
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 10 days ago
Louis Tomlinson, of One Direction, with Sophie Rolf’s brother, Jack. THE family of Sophie Rolf rubbed shoulders with some of the world’s best-known celebrities at an event hosted by a charity close to their hearts. Sophie’s mother Gemma Blamire,... Read more
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Gazette News
Summer holidays: Top 10 events in Essex during the school holidaysIT'S that time in the summer holidays where you may be running out of things to
Summer holidays: Top 10 events in Essex during the school holidays
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
IT'S that time in the summer holidays where you may be running out of things to do with the kids which is why we've gathered together some things to do in Essex over the next few weeks. Let us know if you've got another event you think should be... Read more
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The Scientist
TB over TimeMUMMY DEAREST: The mummified remains of Terézia Hausmann, whose body was recove
TB over Time
The Scientist / Posted 11 days ago
MUMMY DEAREST: The mummified remains of Terézia Hausmann, whose body was recovered from the Dominican Church in Vác, Hungary.HUNGARIAN NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM In 1997, when the field of paleomicrobiology was just emerging, University College London... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cave snail from South Korea suggests ancient subterranean diversity across EurasiaMap shows extreme distance between Koreozospeum nodongense cave of origin (Nodo
Cave snail from South Korea suggests ancient subterranean diversity across Eurasia
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Map shows extreme distance between Koreozospeum nodongense cave of origin (Nodong cave) in South Korea and its subterranean carychiid relatives (Zospeum) in the European Southern Alpine Arc and in Northern Spain. Red color indicates Zospeum and green... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Big day for Wild CenterThe second was U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who that afternoon took his first tour
Big day for Wild Center
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
The second was U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who that afternoon took his first tour of the new Wild Walk, an elevated trail that immerses visitors in the sights, sounds and scenic views of the forest surrounding the museum. The first was Keira Lau, an... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fury as Natural History Museum plans to bulldoze precious wildlife gardenA wildlife garden housing 2,600 species is set to be bulldozed - by the Natural
Fury as Natural History Museum plans to bulldoze precious wildlife garden
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
A wildlife garden housing 2,600 species is set to be bulldozed - by the Natural History Museum. Scientists at the London attraction are furious with plans to destroy the important refuge for rare creatures including the Jersey Tiger Moth and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Europe's Forgotten History - From Zoos to TrophiesGLOBAL outrage was sparked when the Zimbabwean lion, Cecil was killed as a trop
Europe's Forgotten History - From Zoos to Trophies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
GLOBAL outrage was sparked when the Zimbabwean lion, Cecil was killed as a trophy; but to this day, Britain and America continue to display in museums human remains that are human trophies of their massacres and subjugation of indigenous populations.... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UKFOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understan
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UK
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
FOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understand her elders' history and repatriate those whose remains were taken from sacred ground. The Woppaburra elder has taken part in the repatriation of over 30 of her... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UKFOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understan
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UK
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
FOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understand her elders' history and repatriate those whose remains were taken from sacred ground. The Woppaburra elder has taken part in the repatriation of over 30 of her... Read more
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Queensland Times
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UKFOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understan
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UK
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
FOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understand her elders' history and repatriate those whose remains were taken from sacred ground. The Woppaburra elder has taken part in the repatriation of over 30 of her... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UKFOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understan
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UK
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
FOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understand her elders' history and repatriate those whose remains were taken from sacred ground. The Woppaburra elder has taken part in the repatriation of over 30 of her... Read more
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News Mail
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UKFOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understan
Chrissy spends decades to find Woppaburra ancestor in UK
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
FOR decades, Chrissy Hansen-Doherty has been on a "personal quest" to understand her elders' history and repatriate those whose remains were taken from sacred ground. The Woppaburra elder has taken part in the repatriation of over 30 of her... Read more
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Scotsman
Art reviews: Edinburgh Art Festival’s live exhibitions Beatrice Gibson's 'F for Fibonacci'. Picture: Contributed THOSE Edinburgh Art
Art reviews: Edinburgh Art Festival’s live exhibitions
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Beatrice Gibson's 'F for Fibonacci'. Picture: Contributed THOSE Edinburgh Art Festival exhibitions with a live element can be thrilling, but when the show’s over there’s not much left I began... Read more
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Scotsman
Art reviews: exhibitions with a live element Beatrice Gibson's 'F for Fibonacci'. Picture: Contributed THOSE Edinburgh Art
Art reviews: exhibitions with a live element
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Beatrice Gibson's 'F for Fibonacci'. Picture: Contributed THOSE Edinburgh Art Festival exhibitions with a live element can be thrilling, but when the show’s over there’s not much left Marvin Gaye... Read more
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