The retrospective history
of the Aboriginal Peoples of Australia
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- Aboriginal elder determined to return head from
- ABC News, Sunday 13 July 1997. A mission to retrieve from London
the head of Yagan, an Aboriginal warrior. The warrior, Yagan,
led Aboriginal opposition to white settlement in Perth, but
he was shot and beheaded in 1833. His head was then taken to
England as a souvenir and displayed in several museums before
it was finally buried in 1964.
- First report on Australia From Bro. Komboa
- By Brother Komboa, 31 July 1997. An open letter from an African
American regarding the Aboriginal Blackfellas of Australia.
Contacts between the struggle in Australia and the Black
Panther Party in the US.
- Farewell Theo Kearing - a Nyungar Warrior
- Press Release, Deaths In Custody Watch Commitee (WA), 17 February
1998. Obituary of Mr. Theo Kearing, a Bindjareb Nyungar man.
A leader in Indigenous presence in not just Western Australia,
but the world with his life focus on the culture of his people
through the world renowned
Bindjareb Midar dance group.
- Well-Known Aboriginal Activist Dies
- By Rohan Sullivan, Associated Press, 18 October 2000. Obituary
of Charles Perkins, an Aborigine activist described as the
Martin Luther King of Australia. Perkins was the first Aborigine
to play professional soccer, was an early advocate of
reconciliation between black and white Australians, and paved
the way for indigenous leaders by head of the Department for