Content tagged with First encounters and frontier conflict

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

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

Indigenous Australians Encounter Exhibition

The recent opening of the landmark Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation exhibition in London was an opportunity to pursue a dialogue about...

News - 27 May 2015

Australia: William Blandowski’s illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia

Summary William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Cleared Out: First contact in the Western Desert + 'Contact' DVD

Summary In 1964, a group of 20 Aboriginal women and children in the Western Desert made their first contact with European Australians. They had been...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Australia: William Blandowski’s illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia

Summary William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Cleared Out: First contact in the Western Desert

Summary In 1964, a group of 20 Aboriginal women and children in the Western Desert made their first contact with European Australians —...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014