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First Aboriginal Australians videos

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First Australians Fight Back - The First Australians Fight Back - John Pilger - The Secret Country - 1985

Ancient Mysteries: Dreamtime of the Aboriginals (Documentary - 45.29) - The Aborigine culture is said to harbor the oldest continuous line of human wisdom on earth. Enshrined in oral traditions stretching back an estimated 100000 years the Aborigines possess powerful secrets which are memorized by initiates but strictly forbidden to outsiders. In this compelling program discover the story behind the Aborigine "dreamtime"--a philosophy that appears to bind the past present and future into one and in turn impart great power on this deeply spiritual people. Can their doctors perform surgery without entering the body? And is it possible that their chants and rituals can bring fertility to a land health to the sick and death to their enemies? Join host Leonard Nimoy as he takes a spellbinding journey into the mysteries of this ancient culture. Incredible evidence revealing interviews and stunning footage of Aborigine life in their beautiful harsh land make DREAMTIME OF THE ABORIGINES a memorable investigation into the rich history of one of the world's most enigmatic people.

Beyond the Dreamtime (53:53) - Ainslie Roberts (12 March 1911 28 August 1993) was an Australian painter, photographer, and commercial artist. He is best known his for interpretations of Aboriginal legends in his Dreamtime books, written in collaboration with ethnologist/anthropologist Charles Mountford.

Our Generation (2010, 73min.) - The original version of the ground-breaking Indigenous rights documentary Our Generation.
Winner "Best Campaign Film" at London International Documentary Festival 2011.
For more information, visit: www.ourgeneration.org.au

A Brief History of Australia Part 1 of 5 (1990s) Taking a largely chronological approach, A Brief History of Australia looks at social, cultural, economic, and political trends in the country's long history, shedding light on its unique and complex identity. Beginning with the peopling of the continent about 60,000 years ago, the volume examines the early history and culture of the Aboriginals. It continues with the first documented sighting of the landmass by a European in the 17th century, followed by a discussion of the colonial period in the 18th and 19th centuries.

A Brief History of Australia Part 2 of 5

A Brief History of Australia Part 3 of 5

A Brief History of Australia Part 4 of 5

A Brief History of Australia Part 5 of 5

see also Indigenous History

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