Australian Aboriginals are outraged over the publication of the Australian edition of “The Daring Book for Girls” which includes instructions for playing the didgeridoo, an Aboriginal instrument traditionally used only in men’s ceremonies and rituals. After calling for the books to be destroyed Aboriginal groups warned young women that playing the instrument would lead to infertility and other unspecified horrors. “We know very clearly that there’s a range of consequences for a female touching a didgeridoo — infertility would be the start of it,” warned the general manager of the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association. “I won’t even let my daughter touch one.” (AFP)

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