Muntulgura Guruma people take stand to protect sacred sites from proposed mine

By Giovanni Torre
National Indigenous Times
November 9, 2023

Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation has urged a mining company to reconsider their plans to develop another mine at the doorstep of Karijini National Park.
The Corporation, which represents the Muntulgura Guruma people in the central Pilbara, fears the project will be a grave threat to the natural environment and cultural values.

Wintawari Guruma says Equinox Resources is preparing to develop their Hamersley Iron Ore Project “on the very footsteps of Karijini”, an area that is “a vital source of ground and surface water that nourishes Hamersley Gorge”.

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