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Lateline - 03/08/2015: Indigenous dance group explains the heritage of the Aboriginal war dance


Lateline - 03/08/2015: Indigenous dance group explains the heritage of the Aboriginal war dance: 'TURTLE': (Touching biceps) "I am who I am." (Waving towards himself) "Please bring it on," yeah. "This is me, this is my people, this is my culture, this is who I am." ... We do dances to welcome people in. We do dances to let people know that this - these are - this is the law for this country. So every country has its own different welcoming, and through that, you have law and there's a message, there's a song. If you don't respect the song, you don't respect where you're walking now, these are things that will happen to you, but we'll welcome you with our heart, but at the same time, there is a law, there is a certain amount of respect that you must show if you are to take in what we're about to show you.

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