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The Masked Singer and The Block are labelled 'condescending' for airing Acknowledgement of Country

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Indigenous leaders have slammed reality shows for using the Acknowledgment of Country, labelling the gesture 'condescending' to Aboriginal people.

Wurundjeri elder Ian Hunter told The Daily Telegraph on Monday that the use of the acknowledgement on The Masked Singer and The Block was 'totally unnecessary'.

'It should only be used where appropriate such as a citizenship ceremony,' Mr Hunter told the publication.

Indigenous leaders have slammed reality shows for using the Acknowledgment of Country, labelling the gesture 'condescending' to Aboriginal people. Pictured: The Masked Singer host Osher Günsberg

Indigenous leaders have slammed reality shows for using the Acknowledgment of Country, labelling the gesture 'condescending' to Aboriginal people. Pictured: The Masked Singer host Osher Günsberg

'When too many people use it very lightly it devalues our ceremonial programs – it's condescending,' he added. 

Mr Hunter's comments come after Osher Günsberg introduced Sunday night's premiere of The Masked Singer with an acknowledgment.

'We

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