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:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jan/14/how-four-men-with-a-beach-umbrella-made-history-in-the-battle-for-aboriginal-sovereignty

Read more history of the Aboriginal Embassy on these links:

The Koorie History website: The Aboriginal Embassy January–July 1972:
http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/images/history/1970s/emb72/embassydx.html

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:

http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/heroes/biogs/kevin_gilbert.html

John Newfong, ‘The Aboriginal Embassy: Its purpose and aims’, Identity, July 1972, pp. 4–6 on goorieweb: http://gooriweb.org/history/125.pdf

National Museum of Australia: Aboriginal Embassy, 1972:
https://www.nma.gov.au/explore/features/indigenous-rights/land-rights/embassy

Scott Robinson, ‘The Aboriginal Embassy: An Account of the Protests of 1972’, Aboriginal History, 1994, 18:1, pp. 49–63:
http://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p72441/pdf/article0712.pdf

‘A short history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy–an incredible reminder of unceded sovereignty’, The Conversation, 13 January 2022:
https://theconversation.com/a-short-history-of-the-aboriginal-tent-embassy-an-indelible-reminder-of-unceded-sovereignty-174693

Aleisha Orr, ‘Today’s Aboriginal Tent Embassy movement must move with the times,’
National Indigenous Times, 12 January 2022:
https://nit.com.au/todays-aboriginal-tent-embassy-movement-must-move-with-the-times/