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50 Aboriginal trackers left behind at the end of the Boer War

Blacktrackers
This historical image of Aboriginal Black trackers believed to be associated with Queensland in the same period. There are no known photographs of the Blacktrackers who were commissioned to the Boer War.

Between 1899 and 1902, fifty Aboriginal black trackers were summonsed by the British forces in South Africa to join the Boer war effort. Read more about 50 Aboriginal trackers left behind at the end of the Boer War

Reconciliation, Nationalism and the History Wars

In this paper, Dr Andrew Gunstone explores a major concern with the formal reconciliation process. This concern is the emphasis on nationalism within the reconciliation process.
 
The nationalist discourse of reconciliation encouraged Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to become a 'united' people and to 'walk together' through sharing histories, cultures and identities.
 
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Proclamation for Western Australia - James Stirling

Ethnocide: A crime equal to genocide

Ethnocide and Genocide
Letter to United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights
Navanethem Pillay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais Wilson
52 rue des Paquis
CH-1201 Geneva
Switzerland
Submission by Michael Anderson,
Leader of the Euahlayi Nation
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