Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Red Poppies and Bare Ground––Defending Country Memorial Project

2024-04-26T11:04:22+10:00April 26th, 2024|

David Stephens, Pearls and Irritations, 25 April 2024, republished from Defending Country, 19 April 2024: https://johnmenadue.com/red-poppies-and-bare-ground-why-do-we-discriminate-among-our-war-dead/ Readers of the above article may be interested in the Memorials and Monuments page on the Australian Frontier Conflicts website.

Four Gweagal spears stolen by Captain Cook and crew in 1770 returned to La Perouse community, New South Wales, 254 years later

2024-04-24T17:06:03+10:00April 24th, 2024|

Kathryn Diss and Adrian Wilson, 'Emotional moment' as spears taken by Captain Cook are returned to Indigenous community, from ABC Europe correspondent, Kathryn Diss, and Adrian Wilson, in Cambridge, England, 23 April 2024. Read more: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-04-23/gweagal-spears-captain-cook-took-handed-to-indigenous-community/103756446 See also Ben Lewis's story on SBS News, 24 April 2024: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/podcast-episode/survivors-from-a-moment-in-time-ancient-spears-handed-back/0i85urkau On [...]

Frontier Wars March, Canberra ACT, Anzac Day, 25 April 2024

2024-04-17T10:00:54+10:00April 16th, 2024|

The annual Frontier Wars March will be held again near the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT on Anzac Day, 25 April 2024. If you are on the News page, click the headline for the poster advertising the event and for contact details.

Dora Dora massacre evidence accidentally uncovered

2023-10-07T17:20:41+11:00October 7th, 2023|

Former TV host Sheridan Jobbins has accidentally uncovered evidence of a massacre on Dora Dora Station in the Upper Murray, Victoria in the 1830s. Read more in Sarah Krieg's story, ABC Goulburn/Murray, Thursday 5 October 2023: 'Sheridan Jobbins was looking for a piece of land. What she found was [...]

How (hard) They Fought: sophistication of First Nations’ resistance

2023-05-08T13:32:36+10:00May 8th, 2023|

John Menadue's online Public Policy Journal, Pearls and Irritations, brings the caring and concerned among us more news about Dr Ray Kerhove's new book, How They Fought, Boolarong Press, 2023 about how First Peoples fought to resist invasion and colonisation of Country from 1788: Read Dr Kerhove's 1 May [...]

“Help Us Bury Our Dead” on 25 April 2023

2023-04-21T11:50:55+10:00April 21st, 2023|

Media Release  20 April 2023 "Help Us Bury Our Dead on 25 April 2023" Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples in Australia Asserting Australia's First Nations Sovereignty into Governance www.sovereignunion.mobi Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the [...]

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