Aboriginal people affected by Maralinga nuclear tests take peace sculpture to Japan

Apr 18, 2016, 09:11 AM

Members of an Aboriginal community affected by the nuclear bomb tests at Maralinga in the 1950s are connecting with nuclear bomb survivors in Japan.

A group of artists from Yalata in South Australia are flying to Nagasaki today to unveil a sculpture for its peace park - it will be the first Australian sculpture in the memorial.

The exchange is also allowing the two groups to exchange stories and discuss their experiences.

Natalie Whiting from ABC Radio 'AM' reported this story on Thursday, April 14

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