Floods in 2017 unearthed graves of Indigenous people buried in Fitzroy Crossing between 1938 and 1960

The remains of more than 60 Aboriginal people have finally been reburied, after floods in 2017 destroyed the Fitzroy Crossing cemetery in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, leaving human bones and body bags exposed.

The remains of many European pioneers had been exhumed and relocated many years ago from the old Fitzroy Crossing cemetery, but the majority of Aboriginal graves, dating from between 1938 and 1960, remained untouched.

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