Some known conflicts in Australian colonies, states and territories:
1799-1805 Hawkesbury - Parramatta, near Sydney, NSW, Black Wars
The Myall Creek Massacre (June 10, 1838) Note the rope binding the Aboriginal people together and the little child on the back of her mother on the far right. Published in The Chronicles of Crime, 1841. (Source)
Mounted police engaging Indigenous Australians during the Slaughterhouse Creek Massacre of 1838
The Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers, 1881
Missions and children
Missions and children 1800s - 1900s
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Open air service, in bush setting, large group of Aboriginal Australian people sitting and standing, minister to left with book in hand.
Aboriginal Mission Station, Ramahyuck
Group of [Aboriginal Australian girls]
Aboriginal Australian family Malka tribe
View at Hermannsburg [N.T.] (Lutheran mission)
The Noble Savage
This portrait of a young Indigenous boy was commissioned by a member of a Christian mission station to show the achievements of the mission at "civilising" the Indigenous population.
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Gogh Whitlam and aboriginal land rights
This 1993 photograph of Nicky Winmar is one of the most famous in Australian sporting history. (Source: Wikipedia)
In a match for St Kilda against Collingwood in Round 4 of the 1993 season, Winmar was racially abused by members of the Collingwood cheersquad, who yelled for him to "go and sniff some petrol" and "go walkabout where you came from". At the conclusion of the game, which St Kilda won by 22 points, Winmar lifted up his jumper and, facing to the crowd, pointed to his skin. The following day, a photograph (pictured right) of Winmar's gesture, taken by Wayne Ludbey, was published in the Sunday Age under the headline "Winmar: I'm black and proud of it", with the Sunday Herald Sun publishing a similar photograph under the caption "I've got guts". Winmar's gesture, described as a "powerful statement", an "anti-racist symbol", and one of the "most poignant" images in Australian sport, has been credited as a catalyst for the movement against racism in Australian football, and compared to the black power salute performed by American athletes at the 1968 Summer Olympics in terms of impact. The event inspired Indigenous singer-songwriter Archie Roach to write the song "Colour of Your Jumper". The photograph is reproduced in The Game That Made Australia, a mural painted by Jamie Cooper and commissioned by the AFL in 2008 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the origins of Australian rules football. Tony Albert included a watercolour of the photograph in a collage titled Once upon a time, winner of the 2014 Basil Sellers Art Prize. (Source: Wikipedia)
Depiction of Indigenous Australians in fiction
Indigenous Australians in comics: A look at how graphic depictions of Indigenous Australians have changed over time.
Getting it right: Anita Heiss on Indigenous characters
Approaching Indigenous characters and culture
Clare Atkins on writing Aboriginal characters
You are not alone; Why we need more Indigenous writers and characters in Australian YA
Indigenous stories and non-Indigenous writers: some reflections on respect and process.
Read, listen, understand: Why non-Indigenous Australians should read First Nations writing
Writing protocols for producing Indigenous Australian writing
NSW serviceman portraits, 1918-1919 - Leslie John Locke. Locke was awarded the Military Medal.
Douglas Grant, draughtsman and soldier, with his ornamental pond and Harbour Bridge, Callan Park, between 1932-1940.
Augustus Earle Bungaree
Aboriginal cricket team
The Aboriginal team playing against Melbourne Cricket Club at the MCG, early 1867 (Wikipedia)
Johnny Mullagh, the team's star all-rounder (Wikipedia)
The Sporting Life, London 16 May 1868: The arrival of the Australian Aboriginal cricket team in England. (Wikipedia)
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (22 January 1971 – 25 July 2017), also referred to since his death as Dr G Yunupingu,[note 1] was an Indigenous Australianmusician. A multi-instrumentalist, he played drums, keyboards, guitar (a right-hand-strung guitar played left-handed) and didgeridoo, but it was the clarity of his singing voice that attracted rave reviews. He sang stories of his land both in Yolŋu languages such as Gälpu, Gumatj or Djambarrpuynu, and in English. Although his solo career brought him wider acclaim, he was also formerly a member of Yothu Yindi, and later Saltwater Band. He was the most commercially successful Aboriginal Australian musician at the time of his death. (Source: Wikipedia)