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After Rio Tinto row, Aboriginal Australians turn to next fight

Advocates urge legislation to protect other sacred sites in danger of demolition

A Fortescue mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region: Aboriginal sites with sacred texts and rock art stand in the way of the company's expansion plans.   © Reuters

SYDNEY -- In one of the most remote corners of Australia, the Wintawari Guruma people are fighting to save heritage sites that date back thousands of years.

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