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Aboriginal trackers - Australia's Culture Portal

With mounting evidence and stories circulating about their seemingly miraculous ability to find people, Aboriginal trackers' abilities became legendary in the minds of white Australians. Paul Raffaele, Aboriginal tracker Teddy Egan and son. The Australi...

Ben Hall and the outlawed bushrangers - Australia's Culture Portal

Unknown artist, Ben Hall, the bushranger, c. The exploits, capture and death of 'Brave' Ben Hall in the 1860s are part of Australian folklore, as well as marking a historical shift in the treatment of bushrangers. Hall's exploits and the apparent ineffi...

The Australian Bush - Australia's Culture Portal

The bush has an iconic status in Australian life and features strongly in any debate about national identity, especially as expressed in Australian literature, painting, popular music, films and foods. The bush was revered as a source of national ideals b...

Early explorers - Australia's Culture Portal

J. C. Armytage, Return of Burke and Wills to Coopers Creek, engraving, in Australia by Edwin Carton Booth, opp. Others, like Burke and Wills, who refused to trade or deal with the local Aborigines of the Darling River, did so at their own peril. Ludwig ...

Australia's fossil past - Australia's Culture Portal

This includes Pleistocene era Aboriginal body fossils, many of which were removed and sent overseas. Riversleigh, north-west Queensland, one of the most important fossil sites in the world. The Riversleigh fossil site, near Mount Isa Queensland, is reco...

Indigenous Australian architecture - Australia's Culture Portal

Traditional Indigenous architecture was domestic - across a range of well crafted and technologically designed shelters and residential camps. Courtesy of Queensland Museum and Aboriginal Environments Research Centre. Annual base camp structures, whether...

Australian Indigenous art - Australia's Culture Portal

Bark Painting, Evans Collection, Northern Territory Library. Image courtesy of the Northern Territory Library and the National Library of Australia. Australian Indigenous art is the oldest ongoing tradition of art in the world. ...

Australian Indigenous ceremony - Australia's Culture Portal

For example, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders these ceremonies bring together all aspects of their culture - song, dance, body decoration, sculpture and painting. Anny Nungarrayi (centre) with other Warlpiri women perform a traditional dance dur...

The Dreaming - Australia's Culture Portal

Aboriginal dancers telling Dreamtime stories at the Sydney Olympics opening ceremony. The Dreaming for Australian Indigenous people (sometimes referred to as the Dreamtime or Dreamtimes) is when the Ancestral Beings moved across the land and created life...

NAIDOC Week - Australia's Culture Portal

NAIDOC originally stood for 'National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee' after a Day of Mourning was held on Australia Day, 1938. In 1991 NADOC became NAIDOC (National Aborigines' and Islanders' Day Observance Committee) to recognise Torr...

Indigenous peoples of the World - Australia's Culture Portal

UNESCO states that Indigenous populations number some 350 million individuals in more than 70 countries in the world, and that this represents more than 5000 languages and cultures. Today, many Indigenous peoples live on the fringes of society and are de...

Reconciliation - Australia's Culture Portal

Reconciliation is about unity and respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and non-Indigenous Australians. It is about respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and valuing justice and equity for all Australians. National R...

Sorry Day and the Stolen Generation - Australia's Culture Portal

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Bringing them Home report. The first National Sorry Day was held on 26 May 1998 - one year after the tabling of the report Bringing them Home, May 1997. Aborigines Welfare Board, children doing exercises at...

Australian Indigenous tools and technology - Australia's Culture Portal

While tools varied by group and location, Aboriginal people all had implements such as knives, scrapers, axe-heads, spears, various vessels for eating and drinking, and digging sticks. Aboriginal people achieved two world firsts with stone technology. A...

Australian Indigenous cultural heritage - Australia's Culture Portal

It also contains links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are complex and diverse. In Australia, Indigenous communities keep their cultural heritage alive by passin...

Ned Kelly - Australia's Culture Portal

Unknown, Portrait of the bushranger Ned Kelly, 1880, glass plate negative. More books, songs and websites have been written about Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang than any other group of Australian historical figures. Unknown, Kate Kelly, sister of Ned Kelly...

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Aboriginal trackers - Australia's Culture Portal   (website Culture and Recreation Portal )

With mounting evidence and stories circulating about their seemingly miraculous ability to find people, Aboriginal trackers' abilities became legendary in the minds of white Australians. Paul Raffaele, Aboriginal tracker Teddy Egan and son. The Australi...

H7470 Sword, curved blade, once the property of an aboriginal black tracker, (a native weapon using the blade of a colonial military Klewang).(LC). - Powerhouse Museum Collection   (website Powerhouse Museum )

> + H9734 Sword, Light Cavalry, curved blade... > H7470 Sword, curved blade, once the property of an aboriginal black tracker, (a native weapon using the blade of a colonial military Klewang). Sword, curved blade, once the property of an aboriginal black ...

Powerhouse Museum Collection   (website Powerhouse Museum )

irn=349765&search=property&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/? irn=65470&search=property&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/? irn=65471&search=property&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collec...

Powerhouse Museum Collection   (website Powerhouse Museum )

irn=78014&search=blade&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/? irn=61564&search=blade&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/? irn=367820&search=blade&site_id=3 http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/data...

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