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Australia’s frontier massacres and wars

2017-12-05T07:42:15+11:00November 6th, 2017|

ABC Radio National, Thursday 6 July 2017 A new map recording hundreds of sites where Aboriginal people were massacred during Australia's colonisation has renewed debate around how the country's history of war should be memorialised. The Australian War Memorial stands by the position that it's not the appropriate institution to [...]

On this day: Pemulwuy is killed

2017-12-06T01:20:42+11:00November 6th, 2017|

Angela Heathcote, Australian Geographic, 1 June 2017 https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/blogs/on-this-day/2017/06/on-this-day-pemulwuy-is-killed

‘Remarkable’ Indigenous diggers take the lead on Anzac Day at last

2017-12-06T02:25:34+11:00November 6th, 2017|

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and women veterans march together for the first time in the Anzac Day march, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 25 April 2017. Photo: Jane Morrison NITV 25 April 2017 https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/nitv-news/article/2017/04/25/remarkable-indigenous-diggers-take-lead-anzac-day-last

Always Independent: An Interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

2017-12-06T02:29:30+11:00November 6th, 2017|

Explains why a number of Aboriginal nations have declared their continuing independence as nations who have lived on the Australian continent for thousands of years and have never ceded their sovereignty to British colonisers who engaged in conflicts with, and waged war against, the First Peoples. Interview by Paul Gregoire, [...]

Smallpox: 1789 Biological warfare against First Nations

2017-12-06T02:37:39+11:00November 6th, 2017|

It is possible that smallpox was deliberately used as a biological ‘weapon’ against First Peoples living in the Sydney region in the early days of colonial New South Wales. Talk by Chris Warren recorded at the Aboriginal Embassy, Canberra on 17 April 2017: https://www.sovereignunion.mobi/content/smallpox-1789-biological-warfare-against-first-nations

Frontier Wars Commemoration and March, Anzac Day, Canberra, 25 April 2017

2017-12-06T02:39:36+11:00November 6th, 2017|

The annual Frontier Wars Commemoration and March will take place in Canberra on 25 April 2017. To join the peaceful, respectful march to commemorate those who gave their lives in Australia's colonial frontier conflicts, assemble at the bottom of Anzac Parade from 9.00 am. For those interested in the Aboriginal [...]

Appin Massacre Memorial Ceremony, 23 April 2017

2017-12-06T02:41:40+11:00November 6th, 2017|

The annual ceremony to commemorate the 1816 Appin Massacre will be held at the Cataract Dam picnic area from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm on 23 April 2017. Hosted by the Wingla Myamly Reconciliation Group and the Aboriginal communities of Macarthur. For more information contact: Ivan Wellington on 0447 581 [...]

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