The “Founding Four” under a beach umbrella 26 January 1972

Story on how the Aboriginal Embassy was set up on the lawns opposite Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia  by Jannetta Quinn-Bates for IndigenousX,
14 January 2022:

Read more history of the Aboriginal Embassy on these links:

The Koorie History website: The Aboriginal Embassy January–July 1972:

Kevin Gilbert (1933–1992): Heroes in The Struggle for Justice–Important People in the Political Struggle for Aboriginal Rights, Koorieweb:

Wiradjuri activist, artist, poet, playwright, and printmaker Gilbert was one of the First Nations people who were behind the establishment of the Aboriginal Embassy:

John Newfong, ‘The Aboriginal Embassy: Its purpose and aims’, Identity, July 1972, pp. 4–6 on goorieweb:

National Museum of Australia: Aboriginal Embassy, 1972:

Scott Robinson, ‘The Aboriginal Embassy: An Account of the Protests of 1972’, Aboriginal History, 1994, 18:1, pp. 49–63:

‘A short history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy–an incredible reminder of unceded sovereignty’, The Conversation, 13 January 2022:

Aleisha Orr, ‘Today’s Aboriginal Tent Embassy movement must move with the times,’
National Indigenous Times, 12 January 2022:

[Post updated 15 November 2022.]