From the top down - British/Australian genocide and land grab

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Ghillar, Michael Anderson 18 February 2018

The attached historical overview 'about the extent to which governments in Adelaide condoned or turned a blind eye to frontier massacres in the Gulf Country of the Northern Territory, up until 1910,' led Tony Roberts to fresh evidence that shocked him. Roberts revealed the deeds of the landholders of the 14 stations in the Gulf Country, where Aboriginal owners were slaughtered mercilessly. The shocking reality is that landholders, Attorneys-General and Premiers were actively engaged in the illegal seizing of land, as Tony Roberts describes in his essay 'The Brutal Truth' published in The Monthly, November 2009:

The Brutal Truth - What happened in the gulf country NT
The Downer dynasty: (left to right) Sir John Downer, Premier of South Australia 1885-1887 and 1892-93, Alexander Russell Downer, Australian Minister for Immigration, 1958 – 1963 and High Commissioner in London 1964 – 1972, Alexander Downer, Minister for Foreign Affairs 1996 – 2007, High Commissioner in London 2014 - Current, Member of UK think tank Policy Exchange as Chair of Trustees since 2017. The Downer family Homestead in the background. More

'As attorney-general in the Bray government, Sir John Downer ignored a profoundly important clause in the pastoral leases - one that remains, with very minor amendments, to this day - that guaranteed Aboriginal people "full and free" access to the whole of the leased land and natural waters, the right to hunt wildlife for food and the right to erect "wurlies and other dwellings" as usual, as if the lease had not been granted. Its purpose was to mitigate the consequences of dispossession and prevent starvation.'

Instead of upholding the law, the frontier rogues had a nearly endless supply of ammunition. Roberts continues:

'Most popular were the .57-calibre Snider rifle, designed for big-game hunting in Africa, and the more advanced, more powerful .45-calibre Martini-Henry. Both were used by the British army, yet almost every overlander, stockman and station manager had one or the other - and not for hunting kangaroos.

Northern Territory police were armed initially with Snider rifles, but by the time pastoral settlement in the Gulf Country began in 1881, these had been replaced by the Martini-Henry. The enormous bullets caused horrific injuries to those not killed outright. If fired into a crowd, a single bullet could pass through one person and kill or maim others. The Martini-Henry could kill at more than one kilometre. Both weapons could kill an elephant.

Why would a police force need military rifles that could kill elephants? The primary role of the police was not to maintain law and order but to make the Territory safe for whites and their cattle, regardless of the cost to Aboriginal welfare and life.'

Snider–Enfield rifles were designed for big-game hunting in Africa and were used throughout the British Empire during colonisation. In Australia almost every overlander, stockman and station manager from the mid 1800's had one of these or the more advanced Martini-Henry rifle.

The British/Australian genocide, slavery and their brutality of colonisation must be understood before our people become so eager to jump into bed with their colonialists. Never let it be said that that was in the past. Britain is such a great force and is a specialist in psychological warfare and wrote the book on how to divide and conquer people promising everything and giving them nothing.

Treaty / Treaties
In North America, more than 500 treaties have been made between the government and Indian tribes and all were broken, nullified or amended.

I urge all those who are thinking about treaty-making to become familiar with treaties British style. When reading some of the treaties designed by the British, you will obtain a great lesson in deceit and trickery through the power of words.

The clever use of words is a way of gaining control, and land. Just look at the Native Title Act 1993. Because the colonialists control the parliaments, the wording has created a legal system for Australia that no longer exists in the legal system of England-that is, 'feudalism'.

NZ experience is tha a Treaty is not enough
Native Title & Indigenous Land Use Agreements

If every Aboriginal person in this country were to deal with government through Native Title agreements including, but not limited to, Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs), and if you have received land from the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC), you will find that the State and Federal governments have played word games, which means that the Crown, through the Australian Government and its branches of administration, continue to maintain ownership without you knowing the true consequences.

Nicholson Cartoon
Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) are worded by government lawyers to deliberately deceive Aboriginal people.

(From Nicholson Cartoon)

Unfortunately, our so-called legal academics are not very forthcoming with the truth about feudalism. If they are not talking about it, then maybe they don't understand it, but suffice it to say that all Aboriginal programs are arguably communistic by nature and by fact, because by statute, ownership of everything that we have is underpinned by government legislation that makes the Crown the ultimate owner of all that we have. We just get to use it, exercising a 'bundle of rights'. Native Title is not Land Rights.

I urge people to learn more about the Crown's rule and how those in power govern. Don't be deceived. Here's an entertaining overview by Graeme Taylor, Crown Rules: Take a journey into the historical situation that led to Britain's colonisation of the lands now known as Australia - and how British instruction has shaped the culture of Australia ever since:

Crown Rules

The Songlines & Land Title

Our people must understand our sovereign inherent rights. In particular, understanding what the legal position is, what of our Songlines truly are, and what they represent. Our Songlines, which come from our Goomera or Tjurkurpa, establish the ancient continental Common Law of this country.

The Australian 'Songlines': Some glosses for recognition by Professor Gary Lilienthal and Nehaluddin Ahmad, has been published in the James Cook University Law Review, Vol. 23, 2017.

The Australian 'Songlines': Some glosses for recognition by Professor Gary Lilienthal and Nehaluddin Ahmad

Their legal perspective affirms what the Sovereignty Movement has been articulating for years:

'Australian indigenous land title is communal allodial title, as a bundle of subsisting rights by operation of Australian Continental Common Law, which therefore cannot be extinguished by the fraud inherent in frame transformation. Indigenous land title is true communal allodial title, beset by a fraudulent colonial occupation, suggesting a lack of internal reason in colonial policy and administration. Successive governments have tried to frame transform the highly sophisticated and ancient indigenous legal and social system, including sophisticated celestial mapping and navigation systems, into mere religious art.' [(2017) 23 JCULR]

If our people are not familiar with how the British political and legal system works, then our future generations will lose all that we have, because many of those who put themselves up as leaders now, are merely operating on their egotistical ideals for status, getting their names in the history books and personal glorification, while being oblivious to the true legal facts.

It is no wonder governments use their chosen 'Aboriginal leaders' to divide our people. So often our people find it much easier to be destructive rather than constructive and the governments know this.

Seven Sisters Songlines
Songlines are the ways of passing on knowledge from Nation to Nation right across the continent. Image: Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters. - Minyari artists camp (front from left) May Wokka Chapman, Thelma Judson, Mulyatingki Marney, Karen Rogers, Ngalangka Nola Taylor, Nancy Martu Jakulyukulyu (back) Renelle Simpson, Rachael Handley.
(National Museum of Australia Photo: Rebecca Dagnall Image Cropped)

Songlines, Lands and Law

'... Trespass is a criminal offence in Indigenous law, constituted by one tribe entering the territory of another. Mutatis mutandis, colonial invaders commit local criminal offences, their superiors having been in denial of the existence of local law, when they so encroached on such lands. They effectively claim Crown immunity from a foreign Crown.
It is impossible, under Indigenous land holding customary laws, to alienate land. Arguably, this rule is embedded in tens of thousands of years of practical wisdom, suggesting that the current land title system will ultimately come apart.
The continent’s network of songlines, which many non Indigenous people have frame transformed to dreaming tracks traversed by people singing songs at open-air art galleries, is an encoded map of Australia, tied to celestial navigation techniques, as well as to social and legal constraints for travelling and surviving along them. Together, their lace-like network generates land title plots, depicting communities of people living in expansive ‘provinces’, and others living at junctions.
The pejorative (debasing) colonial frame transformation of Aboriginal law has created relentless human suffering, but is likely to fall into desuetude (disuse), just as it has inevitably in so many other parts of the now only ephemerally recognised British Imperial realm. The research suggests the frame transformation can be reversed by well-crafted and judiciously delivered epideictic rhetoric.' - (Extract from Conclusions *JCULR VOL 23 2017)

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Article by: Ghillar Michael Anderson, Convenor of Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples on the continent known as Australia and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic - Contact Ghillar -

Recommended Reading:
- Brutal Truth: What happened in the Gulf country NT by Tony Roberts
- Crown Rules by Graeme Taylor
- The Australian 'Songlines': Some glosses for recognition by G Lilienthal and N Ahmad
- Australian Frontier Conflicts by Jane Morrison