Frontier Wars

"Abo's" (sic), the frontier wars and the squeaky clean invaders!

... You can start by prosecuting those black abo, useless, drag on OUR Australian economy, grub eating mongrels. From the second letter of Max Milton Macalister esquire


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From invasion to resistance in Australia

Bulla c1861 conflict Settlers under attack from a First Nations tribe

Capitalism could not flourish without crushing the resistance of people who wanted to live differently ... wage labour and the drive to accumulate capital were incompatible with Aboriginal society. That incompatibility was the basis of the genocide. Across a vast stretch of northern Australia, extending at least from Borroloola to the Kimberley, Aborigines tell the tale of a murderous white man. He stands for whites in general, and is seen as an invader. As quoted in a paper by anthropologist Deborah Bird Rose; "shooting all the people [and] getting ready for the country, trying to take it away". Read more about From invasion to resistance in Australia

Minister wants to steer school curriculum away from the truth about Aboriginal history

Before the new curriculum has even been taught, Extreme right wing Minister Christopher Pyne, raises questions over teaching of Aboriginal history and wants a strong slant on the benefits of white colonisation.

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The Freedom Fighters - Tunnerminnerwait, Maulboyheenner and Truganini

How British Empire's dirty secrets went up in smoke in the colonies

Revealed: The bonfire of paper at the end of colonial empire
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