Tasmania’s Black War (1824-31) was the most intense frontier conflict in Australia’s history. It was a clash between the most culturally and technologically dissimilar humans to have ever come into contact…

Robert Dowling, Tasmanian Aborigines National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased 1949  

Scientists used a genetic test to discover that the ancestors of Aboriginal Australians arrived 50,000 years ago and spread along the coastlines.

How Did Aboriginal Australians Arrive on the Continent? DNA Helps Solve a Mystery

How Did Aboriginal Australians Arrive on the Continent? DNA Helps Solve a Mystery

30+ Aboriginal apps you probably didn’t know about - Creative Spirits

Aboriginal apps you probably didn’t know about - Creative Spirits

COMMENT | Although not evident at the Australia War Memorial in Canberra, war was waged in these shores, on this soil. War began in the South East of the country, and spread slowly but surely across the rest of the continent. Conflict was protracted and anguishing, but our warriors’ resistance was widespread and persistent, writes Jidah Clark.

Warriors of New South Wales by Dubourg, M. - National Library of Australia

A map of the NSW Colony thought to have been drawn in 1838, the year of the Myall Creek Massacre

A map of the NSW Colony thought to have been drawn in the year of the Myall Creek Massacre

The first documented government-ordered killings of Aboriginal people in Australia’s settlement records.

April 17 2016 marks the 200 year anniversary of the Appin Massacre which was ordered by NSW Governor Lachlan Macquarie.

The custom of Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement to Country is said to have been practiced in Aboriginal communities long before the British invasion. But what shaped the revival of acknowledgment in recent times?

Acknowledging Country: a modern history

Pinterest
Search