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15 May 2014 | by Mark Brolly | Comments: 0

As the Australian Government admits its own failures, Mark Brolly considers the success of Catholic schools in giving indigenous peoples the same educational opportunities as the rest of the population I t’s a long way from the arid plains of Alice Springs to a central square in Melbourne, but a group of Aboriginal schoolchildren made that journey and drew cheers of delight with their rousing display of West African drumming.Full of confidence, they played and danced in perfect rhythm at a festival that celebrated indigenous Australian footballers in 2013. The performance, arrived at after many hours of rehearsal, demonstrated huge commitment by the children. They are an award-winning drumming ensemble, the Ltuyentye Apurte Drummers and pupils at the Ltuyentye Apurte Community Educ ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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