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Controversy in Australia as sacred indigenous site is closed to hikers

Uluru, the 1,140-foot monolith formerly known as Ayers Rock, in Australia’s Northern Territory, is officially being closed to climbers after today. It is considered a sacred site to the area’s indigenous people. Brett Clappis from Australia’s Network 10 reports.

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Climbers rush to beat ban on Australia’s rock Uluru

A climbing ban on a sacred site called Uluru marks indigenous Australians finding a new voice in national decision-making. (Oct. 25) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can … read more