Queen presented with kangaroo stew

Britain's Queen Elizabeth tours Aboriginal school in Perth as part of 10-day trip to Australia.

By REUTERS
October 27, 2011 23:21
Aboriginese perform for Queen Elizabeth.

Aboriginal 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth watches Aboriginal dancers perform in Perth, Australia.

She was touring an Aboriginal school in the city as part of her 10-day trip to Australia.

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The Queen also got to "sample" a student's kangaroo stew.

But the trip did not go off without a hitch.

At an art gallery, Prince Philip suggests putting the traditional eucalyptus message stick gifted to the Queen on a piece of Aboriginal art depicting a bird's nest on display, not realizing the gift's importance.

The comment did not sit well with spectators.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are scheduled to open a biennial Commonwealth meeting on Friday.

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