A street art project showcasing the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and their need for Constitution recognition has begun at the University of Tasmania in Sandy Bay. Tasmanian University Union's Ariel Wells and Peter Dawson paste some of the posters. (Image: ABC/ Damien Peck) #art #indigenous #pasteup
Since the '80s, Tasmanian photographer Ricky Maynard has forced people to look at a problem that is often ignored in Australia — the mistreatment of Aboriginal people. Dissatisfied with the "historical amnesia" Australians often had when it came to recording indigenous history, Maynard took his passion for photography and his experience of being a young Aboriginal man, and began to tell stories.
A Short History of Ross - Wtih some tales of the Pioneers by K R vonStieglitz. Click on the image to download a digital copy. Hard copies can be purchased for $15 (excluding postage) from the Tasmanian Wool Centre (03) 6381 5466.