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Who is burning sacred objects in the outback?

Released Saturday, 21st September 2019
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A new wave of Pentecostal missionaries is dividing remote communities in Australia’s north.

Some are promoting the idea that traditional Aboriginal culture is a type of witchcraft or devil worship, and their followers are setting fire to sacred artefacts in an attempt to drive away the devil.

Aboriginal leaders have accused the preachers of exploiting vulnerable communities.

Erin Parke from ABC Kimberley investigates.

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