Content tagged with History

Coranderrk: We will show the country

Summary The Aboriginal people of Coranderrk reserve in central Victoria waged a sustained campaign for justice, land rights and self-determination...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Cleared Out: First contact in the Western Desert

Summary In 1964, a group of 20 Aboriginal women and children in the Western Desert made their first contact with European Australians — patrol...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Remembering the future: Walpiri life through the prism of drawing

Summary What can drawings reveal about their makers? In 1953 anthropologist Mervyn Meggitt invited Warlpiri men at Hooker Creek to draw with...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Dialogue about Land Justice: Papers from the national native title conference

Summary Dialogue about land justice comprises a selection of papers presented to the national Native Title Conference, among them, Australia’s...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League

Summary Most non-Indigenous Australians know of Charles Perkins. Many are familiar with a few other Aboriginal leaders. Yet few have heard of...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014