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An archival clipping of a newsletter article depicting Aboriginal men walking with a placard that says 'ask us what we want'

An archival clipping of a newsletter article depicting Aboriginal men walking with a placard that says 'ask us what we want'

Between 1910 and the late 1970s about 100,000 Aboriginal children were abducted from their families.

Between 1910 and the late approximately Aboriginal children were abducted from their families and placed into assimilation schools. They are called The Stolen Generation.

william cooper australian aboriginal activist

We must remember Indigenous warriors who fought war itself- william cooper australian aboriginal activist

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.

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, 1st Aboriginal nurse in SA, 1st Aboriginal woman to be awarded Order of Australia medal, 1984 Australian of the Year

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

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

Mr. Lingiari: In Kalkaringi, and around Australia, he is remembered as a great man who demanded wages, then land, and after a long fight won a battle for and with his people. The leader of the Gurindji during the Wave Hill Station "walk off" of stockmen and their families, a trailblazer for indigenous Australians. 1966. (First name not used in accordance with Aboriginal naming customs for the deceased).

Vincent Lingiari Content note: Please be aware that this post contains names and images of Indigenous Australian people who are or may be now deceased. Come gather round, people, / I’m gonna tell.

Faith Bandler - inspirational leader of Australian South Sea Islanders. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Bandler

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

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…

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…

Eddie Mabo, the man who changed Australia

Eddie Mabo, the man who changed Australia

According to a recent study, the oldest continuous human civilization up to the present era is currently in Australia.

Scientists Name Aboriginal Australians Oldest Civilization on Earth

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.

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