Content tagged with Colonisation

Jandamarra - Bunuba warrior

A number of books on the life of Jandamarra are held in the AIATSIS print collection. A proud and strong Bunuba man, Jandamarra is one of many...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Anthony Martin Fernando

The Anthony Martin Fernando exhibition introduces you to the life of this remarkable man concentrating on a very specific time in Fernando’s life...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Mission Days

Introducing the Remembering the Mission Days online exhibition is Dr Lawrence Bamblett, a Wiradjuri man from New South Wales and a Research...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

First encounters and frontier conflict

Story of Mayawagu by senior Borroloola artist Nancy McDinny, the image courtesy of Waralungku Arts, Borroloola, NT First contact between...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Rare early image of Corroboree

Newcastle tribe in 1818 from 'An Historical Account of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements' by Captain James Wallis....

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Land rights

Vincent Lingiari famously given back Gurindji tribe lands by Prime Minister of Australia Gough Whitlam in 1972 after the Wave Hill walkoff....

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Calling the shots: Aboriginal photographies

Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were often produced under unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images...

News - 18 Feb 2015

Practical reconciliation, practical re-colonisation?

Would the ‘practical re -colonisation’ of Australia by Indigenous peoples lead to practical reconciliation? John Borrows examines the Federal...

Publication or resource - 6 Feb 2015

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014