Black War

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Name: Black War
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

We must remember Indigenous warriors who fought war itself

_ William Cooper, who led a protest march to the German consulate following Kristallnacht. Photograph: Supplied My grandfather, Harold Liddle, was a returned serviceman and our family are incredibly proud of him. He and his brothers defied a ban on Aboriginal ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Honouring fallen warriors as NAIDOC Week celebrations begin

The Aboriginal flag raising ceremony held in Launceston this morning represents the opening of a week of celebrations for NAIDOC Week across Northern Tasmania.There will be field trips, culture days, and sporting events, as well as the annual NAIDOC Ball ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 07 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

History wars: a brave attempt to bridge the divide on frontier settlement

Nicholas Clements tells the story from both sides. Photograph: Supplied by University of Queensland Press/AAP Many recent non-fiction books about the terrible violence between European settlers and Aboriginal people on the Australian colonial frontier ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Black War horrors finally told

EACH year since he was 22, Nick Clements has had a significant life event from the previous 12 months tattooed on his leg. EACH year since he was 22, Nick Clements has had a significant life event from the previous 12 months tattooed on his leg. This ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 20 2014]

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"Instead of just talking about it, let's make this year a time when we really get to know the lives of our fallen heroes!"
"I’ve tried to break the circularity of the [history wars debate. I was not so much fed up with the polemics, but I recognised how eminently unhelpful they were."
"The horrors of the Black War were only possible because Aborigines and colonists dehumanised each other" Dr Clements said

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We must remember Indigenous warriors who fought... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
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History wars: a brave attempt to bridge the div... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 21 2014]
Black War horrors finally told [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 20 2014]
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