Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas in 1972
and was first flown in Adelaide that year.
translation of the word 'Aborigine' is: the
people who were here from the beginning. It is not synonymous (doesn't
have the same meaning), as the word 'indigenous'
as this means originating in an area (latin: indigena = in (in) + ginere
(be born) in a particular place.
There is no written
record regarding prehistoric Aboriginal Australia. Knowledge of the past
is found in archaeological evidence and Aboriginal oral traditions which
have been handed down from generation to generation.
reliable dates derived from archaeological evidence, theories of the
initial colonization of Australia have been determined....
Before the Europeans
Aboriginals - Death
Australians - A Brief
Synopsis of Aboriginal Australians:
Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal
Dreamtime, Aboriginal Galeries,
Aboriginal Permits, Aboriginal Land,
Aboriginal Painting and Caves
Room for Aboriginal Australia
Darwinism used to justify taking
Sacred Place of the Women of
aboriginal culture, throwing
the boomerang, ritual dancing, starting
fire with sticks - that's what lots of
tourists expect to see in Australia.
Thanks to movies and books we have
romantic imagination about ancient
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander Studies
Australia Art, Culture and
Australia: Aboriginal Names
Stolen Generations - Apology
Land is primarily a large
reserve which has been occupied by
Aborigines since the late Pleistocene
list for Australian Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Language