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A searchable Aboriginal history timeline

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Australian Aboriginal history is the only history that grows both ways – forward into the present and backwards into the past as new scientific methods indicate that archaeological sites are much older than originally thought.

Just as we have learned about your history, please learn about ours.

— From the Ngambri petition claiming the area of Canberra, January 2007

Something that happened in December…

6 December 1938

Aboriginal man William Cooper, in his 70s, leads a delegation of the Australian Aboriginal League to the German Consulate in Melbourne to deliver a petition which condemns the "cruel persecution …

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[1] Koori Mail 394 p.11

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Korff, J 2020, A searchable Aboriginal history timeline, <https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/history/australian-aboriginal-history-timeline>, retrieved 6 December 2020

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