Today in Australian History  - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788  Read more and find out what happen to his missing head. Click on photo for more and **please share.

An aborigine named, Pemulwuy, was killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, from western Sydney who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788

Australian Story - some interesting primary sources and some differing/controversial perspectives on early colonisation.

Australian Story - some interesting primary sources and some differing/controversial perspectives on early colonisation. Identify points of view in the past and present te information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources

The Art of the First Fleet

Booktopia has The Art of the First Fleet by Lisa Di Tommaso. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Art of the First Fleet online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Map of how Aborigines first got to Australia

Great website with tons of information about Aborigines. Ages for reading level, but appropriate for all ages.

The effect of british colonization on aboriginal people[

The effect of british colonization on aboriginal people[

Truganini - The “Last of the Aboriginal Tasmanians” used brains, brawn, and sheer will to carve a place for herself, even as the world was collapsing around her.

Truganini - The “Last of the Aboriginal Tasmanians” used brains, brawn, and sheer will to carve a place for herself, even as the world was collapsing around her.

This extraordinary story about the friendship between Captain Arthur Phillip and the Aboriginal, Bennelong, is one of Australia's most important and intriguing stories, yet remains largely unknown. The background of first settlement in Australia (when the first fleet arrived) heightens the polarity between the two worlds of these two people - traditional Aboriginal culture and values versus European culture and values. The book has been beautifully written by Michael Sedunary complimented…

Buy Unlikely Story of Bennelong and Phillip book by Michael Sedunary from Boomerang Books

Australian History Year 2. The first Australians, Aboriginal Australians, red waratah, exploring Australia, the first settlement, the gold rush, federation, World War I, World War II, Aboriginal Australians today and Australia and sport.

Primary Australian History: Understanding our shared past is a teacher resource from R. Publications for ages

Aboriginal people and the colony of NSW - Australian History, Colonisation

Aboriginal people and the colony of NSW - Australian History, Colonisation

Prisoners of an undeclared war: Aborigines in shackles early last century.

Prisoners of an undeclared war: Aborigines in shackles early last century.

After Captain Cook: The Archaeology of the Recent Indigenous Past in Australia

After Captain Cook: The Archaeology of the Recent Indigenous Past in Australia

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