Billy Dargin of the Bogan River, a tracker who took part in the shooting death of Ben Hall, dies at Forbes
On 29th October 1964 a conference on Aboriginal matters was held by the Aboriginal Advancement Council of WA in Narrogin
On 29th October 1964 a conference on Aboriginal matters was held by the Aboriginal Advancement Council of WA in Narrogin.[xix] Housing, trade training, child care, assimilation and integration were discussed by Noongar people. Malcolm Bolton, Mrs Bolton and George Abdullah reported on the discriminatory treatment of Noongars in the Narrogin area http://www.noongarculture.org.au/narrogin-1960s/?searched=yes
Bennelong was a Wangal man from the Eora Nation, and was taken to Sydney Cove to be a mediator between the Indigenous peoples and the settlers. He married Barangaroo, and asked Governor Philip to build him a hut to live. That place is now known as Bennelong Point, and is where the Sydney Opera House now stands. Bennelong and also ...
Louisa Briggs (1836-1925), Aboriginal activist, dormitory matron and nurse, was born on 14 November 1836 on Preservation Island, Bass Strait,
On 10 June, the ‘Myall Creek Massacre’ occurs. 12 heavily armed colonists rounded up and brutally kill 28 Aborigines from a group of 40 or 50 people gathered at Henry Dangar’s Station, at Myall Creek. The massacre was believed to be a payback for the killing of several hut keepers and two shepherds. But most of those killed were women ...
William Townsend (Bill) Onus (1906-1968), Aboriginal political activist and entrepreneur, was born on 15 November 1906 at Cumeroogunga (Cummeragunja) Aboriginal reserve on the banks of the Murray River, New South Wales
In 1986 Pope John Paul II addresses the Aboriginal Australian peoples of Alice Springs, recognising the struggles and history of Aboriginal people and the NT intervention.
Dolly Dalrymple (c.1808-1864), Aboriginal matriarch, passed away on this day, 1 December, 1864 Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Sir Douglas Ralph “Doug” Nicholls, (Born 9 December 1906 – 4 June 1988) was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor and church planter, ceremonial officer and a pioneering campaigner for reconciliation. Nicholls was the first Aboriginal person to be knighted and also the first appointed to vice-regal office, ...
Kenneth Valentine (Ken) Hampton (1935-1987), Aboriginal community leader and Anglican deacon, was born on 3 December 1935 in Darwin
December 6th 1938 – William Cooper leads a delegation from the Australian Aborigines Advancement League to the German Consulate in Melbourne
led a deputation of Kooris from the Australian Aborigines League, in a visit the German Consulate in Melbourne where they attempted to present a resolution ‘condemning the persecution of Jews and Christians in Germany’. The Consul-General, Dr. R.W. Drechsler, refused them admittance. http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/essays/essay_8.html
Sir Douglas Ralph Nicholls (1906-1988), footballer, pastor, activist and governor, was born on 9 December 1906 at Cummeragunja Aboriginal mission, New South Wale