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a burial ceremony in Australia’s Northern Territory
October 26, 2013

Burial Ceremony, Australia

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Power of Photography

Australia's Aboriginals make up less than 3 percent of the population, and their traditional lifestyle is disappearing. Almost. In the homelands the ancient ways live on. Here, dancing lasted for hours at a burial of returned remains in Yinangarndua in the Northern Territory.

See more pictures from the June 2013 feature story “First Australians.”

Toensing was one of 44 photographers we interviewed for our video portrait series The Photographers on Photography. Watch an intro to the series on Proof. »

Photograph by Amy Toensing

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