Friday, April 15, 2011

Ayers Rock Should We Climb?

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Northern Territory, Australia's Outback
Find more information about Uluru (Ayers rock) at Towering 348 metres above the red desert earth in the heart of Australia's Outback, Uluru (Ayers Rock) is possibly Australia's most recognised and most visited icon. The mono...

It is my understanding that traditional owners are in possession of both Uluru and the closest "resort".
Note from B.: The traditional owners don't own the resort. I wrote on the page about the resort that the tourism giant Voyages does: Ayers Rock Accommodation.
I hear that as of two months ago Voyages has sold the resort to "Indigenous Business Australia". But that is still a big industry body, and not the Anangu. (Thank you to the anonymous commenter who for the heads up.)
Uluru National Park is a Commonwealth national park.

ULURU, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09:  In this hando...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeIf you are going to advertise your "sacred" site to ignorant tourists, whose main reason for travelling 3000km is to climb it, then why kick up a stink about the climb?
The Aboriginal people have more pressing issues than who is walking near the graves of their ancestors, when I die I hope my descendants don't have to pay an entry fee to enter the cemetery where I am buried, and you know what, if my grandchildren find a tree in the cemetery to climb, im okay with that.

Ayers Rock More Than Just A Rock!

Ayers Rock - World monuments | World monuments
Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru, is a huge rock formation, made up of sandstone and is located in the southern part of Northern Territory, central Australia. Uluru is said to be a sacred place for the Aboriginals living ...
Publish Date: 06/20/2011 17:18
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