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Aboriginal skills taken up by the army

by Carrie Cox in CULTURE

The bushcraft, tracking and navigation skills of Aboriginal people are being used by the Australian Army to train its soldiers. The army’s new ‘Tulugal Program’ takes its name from Tulugal, a formidable spirit of Dreamtime stories from the Yuin tribe in south-east Australia. Tulugal materialises like a ghost or shadow, emerging from the natural landscape to haunt and wreak havoc [...]
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