'It's like a big dark cloud has lifted': the town dragged into reconciliation – photo essay

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It took 169 years for a South Australian massacre to be acknowledged but a memorial has at last eased some of the pain for the Wirangu people

• A massacre map of the frontier wars – interactive

Elliston on the coast of South Australia is a small town carrying a big burden.

It’s a community of 1,400 people at Waterloo Bay, on the rugged Eyre peninsula, seven hours west of Adelaide.

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