Faith Bandler - inspirational leader of Australian South Sea Islanders

Aboriginal perspectives in the curriciculum - Australian Biography of Faith Bandler - civil rights activist, born 1920 Timbulgum NSW - instrumental in setting up the Australian Aboriginal Fellowship in 1956

Mollusca ...pt. 1-3  Christiania,Grøndahl & søns bogtrykkeri,1882-1901.  Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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after the enactment of the racily discriminatory against south sea Islanders 'white Australia Policy' that made it illegal for South Sea Islanders to work on Australian plantations after 1901 they actually used the 'white labourer' as part of an advertising campaign for the products

after the enactment of the racily discriminatory against south sea Islanders 'white Australia Policy' that made it illegal for South Sea Islanders to work on Australian plantations after 1901 they actually used the 'white labourer' as part of an advertising campaign for the products

Pandanus basket, Vanuatu, 1883-1900    This bag made from plaited pandanus leaves comes from Penama in Vanuatu. It was acquired by a sea captain of the labour vessels that recruited Pacific Islanders to work in the Queensland's sugar industry in the 1800s. The bag links the Australian South Sea Islander community with their ancestral homelands in the Pacific.

Pandanus basket, Vanuatu, 1883-1900 This bag made from plaited pandanus leaves comes from Penama in Vanuatu. It was acquired by a sea captain of the labour vessels that recruited Pacific Islanders to work in the Queensland's sugar industry in the 1800s. The bag links the Australian South Sea Islander community with their ancestral homelands in the Pacific.

Female Kanakas (South Sea Islanders) working in sugar fields Cairns 1890

Female Kanakas (South Sea Islanders) working in sugar fields Cairns 1890

Joe and Monica Leo documentary

Australian South Sea Islanders Discover the Past - Australian History, Identity

follow link to this website if you are looking for family history information regarding South Sea Islanders brought to Australia

follow link to this website if you are looking for family history information regarding South Sea Islanders brought to Australia

Cairns 1896

South Pacific islanders pose with an overseer (background) on a sugar plantation in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, in

Townsville 1870

File photo of South Sea Islanders brought to Queensland to work as indentured labourers in sugar industry

South Sea Image library

South Sea Image library

Innisfail QLD

August 2013 marks the anniversary of the arrival of the first South Sea Islanders to Queensland

Herbert River QLD

Herbert River QLD

from Mark Twain s Travel diaries - a description of Hawaiian indentured labourers

from Mark Twain s Travel diaries - a description of Hawaiian indentured labourers

excellent information resource for family history researchers

excellent information resource for family history researchers

2012 National conference in Bundaberg

2012 National conference in Bundaberg

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