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For Australia's Muslims, Indonesian seafaring history gives a sense of belonging

Reuters Friday, 6 March 2020
Centuries before Captain James Cook claimed Australia for Britain in 1770, Muslim Makassan sailors from Indonesia regularly traveled thousands of kilometers across open sea to trade with Aboriginal people in Australia's far north.
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News video: An Indonesian ship's historic ties to Australia

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Muslim Makassans from Indonesia have embarked on a voyage to Australia, where they hope to rekindle their historic ties with the country's aboriginal people in a journey that aims to promote inclusiveness for Australian Muslims. Gloria Tso reports.

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