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In Pictures: Aboriginal welcome for Charles on Australia tour

The Prince of Wales has been touring Australia during the Commonwealth Games.

The Prince of Wales has visited an indigenous Aboriginal community on the final leg of his tour of Australia.

Charles was presented with a Malka feather headdress as he was welcomed to East Arnhem Land in Australia’s Northern Territory.

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(Phil Noble/PA)
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Charles puts his mulka string headband into a string basket called a bathi (Phil Noble/PA)
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A participant wears sunglasses during the traditional welcome ceremony for the prince (Phil Noble/PA)
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Dancers perform for Charles (Phil Noble/PA)
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The ceremony took place at Mount Nhulun in Nhulunbuy (Phil Noble/PA)
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The prince even joined in at one point (Phil Noble/PA)
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Charles receives a woomera, a traditional spear thrower, from Galarrwuy Yunupingu, an aboriginal leader (Phil Noble/PA)
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He also took part in a didgeridoo demonstration during a visit to the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre in Yirrkala (Phil Noble/PA)
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Charles talked with artists at the centre (Phil Noble/PA)

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