the gorgeous Ruby Hunter. I interviewed Ruby Hunter to write the story of her childhood so it could be included in Tough Stuff. Ruby was a member of the Stolen Generation. She was kind, courageous and inspiring.
Aboriginal prespectives in the curriculum. Australian Biography - Lowitja (Lois) O'Donoghue - stolen generation, Aboriginal nurse in SA, Aboriginal woman to be awarded Order of Australia medal, 1984 Australian of the Year
Vincent Lingiari AM, was an Aboriginal rights activist. Lingiari was a member of the Gurindji people. In his earlier life he worked as a stockman at Wave Hill Cattle Station. He also played the didgeridoo
Aboriginal perspectives in the curriciculum - Australian Biography of Faith Bandler - civil rights activist, born 1920 Timbulgum NSW - instrumental in setting up the Australian Aboriginal Fellowship in 1956
Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) (1920-1993) was an Aboriginal activist, poet and writer. Throughout her life, she aimed to promote cultural pride amongst Aboriginal people through her writing, which she described as 'sloganistic, civil rightish, plain and simple'. She became State secretary of the Federal Council for the advancement of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in 1961: Clif Pier 1965
Daisy Bates (centre, in the hat) with a group of Aboriginal women, circa 1911. 1912 became the first woman ever to be appointed Honorary Protector of Aborigines at Eucla. During the sixteen months she spent there, Bates changed from a semi-professional scientist and ethnologist to a staunch friend and protector, living among them She financed the supplies she bought for the Aborigines from the sale of her property. To maintain her income she wrote for newspapers, magazines and learned…
Aboriginal Ngarrindjeri elder Major Sumner from south Australia, in traditional costume, performs a ritual during a ceremony to mark the return of Australian indigenous people's remains back to their homeland, in a central London park.