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Indigenous History


Early History

First Australians Aboriginal History Timeline
Oldest Culture Introduction to Aboriginal Culture
Brief Aboriginal History Australian Centre for Indigenous History
History of Indigenous Australians 1788 - Before European Settlement

Early Contact

Early Contact History Early Contact with Europeans
Early Contact Timeline (1400 - 1769) Early Aboriginal History
Australian Aboriginals European Discovery and Colonisation
Early Occupation The First People in Australia (youtube)
The First Australians Impacts of Settlement on Aboriginal People
First encounters and frontier conflict Colonists' perceptions of Aboriginal people
Colonisation of Aboriginal Australia Ancient Mysteries: Australian Aborigines  (documentary)
The experience of contact Colonisation and the impact of the Indigenous people
Life in Colonial Australia (Images) European Exploration of Australia
Aborigines and White Settlers First Contact
Aboriginal people and explorers First Fleet
Enduring Contact Aboriginies & The Gold Rush
Invasion and colonisation (1788-1890) Gold and Mining Impact
Gold Rush Colony Aboriginal Participation in the Goldrushes
Photos of Indigenous People & Places Early contact images


Yalangbara: Art of the Djang'kawu is the story of the Djang'kawu, ancestral beings from Burralku who came to Yalangbara, giving birth to the Rirratjingu clan. It is also the story of the Marika family direct descendants of the Djang'kawu and custodians of the region.

 Modern History

Heritage and Indentity Indigenous recognition
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queensland History Maralinga - Nuclear tests changed history
Indigenous Rights - Repatriation Aboriginal identity in multicultural Australia
Tribal Boundaries (Map) Social, Cultural & Historical Context

 Local History: Queensland

Turrbal History in Brisbane Local Cultural Information
Resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Place Names of SE Qld.
Tallebudgera Creek - Teachers Notes Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre Ngutana-Lui - To Teach
Aboriginal Culture Logan City Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre
Aborigines on the Darling Downs Aboriginal culture and language

Invasion, Massacres & Resistance Fighters

Resistance to Invasion Resistance to Bristish Colonisation
Myall Creek Massacre Early Resistance
Resistance List of Massacres
Western Australia Our fleeting past
Australian Frontier Wars Native Police (Queensland)

 Missions & Reserves

Background Missions and Reserves (NSW)
Missions Missions and Reserves (SA)
Aboriginal Reserves Missions and Reserves (QLD)
Hermannsburg Aboriginal Mission Missions and Reserves (VIC)
The Motives of the Missionaries Missions and Reserves for Aboriginal People

 War Service

Aboriginal War Service Aborigine Sent Home By Army
Indigenous Service Recognition for Aboriginal Soldiers
Indigenous Anzacs The Frontier Wars - Lest We Forget
Aboriginals and Wars Indigenous Diggers
Indigenous Australian Servicemen Our Black History: Lest We Forget Aboriginal Veterans
Indigenous Servicemen: Their Contribution The Black Rats of Tobruk

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