In the 1800s, colonisers attempted to listen to First Nations people. It didn't stop the massacres
By Stephen Gapps, Historian and Conjoint Lecturer, University of Newcastle
Lynda-June Coe, PhD Candidate, Macquarie University
The office of the Protector of Aborigines was established in an effort to hear to the ‘wants, wishes and grievances’ of Aboriginal people. It failed almost immediately.
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- Wednesday, May 31, 2023