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Prime Minister Paul Keating - Launch of International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples, 1993 - YouTube

Opportunity and care, dignity and hope. Prime Minister Paul Keating at the launch of Australia's celebration of the 1993 International Year of the World's In...
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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Australian Human Rights Commission

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Australian Human Rights Commission | RPSHS Rights & Freedoms - AC Year 10 History | Scoop.it
Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and good faith in the fulfilment of the obligations assumed by States in accordance with the Charter,
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Mabo/The Man/1967 Referendum

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RPSHS Unit: Who is Eddie Koiki Mabo and how is he significant to the Indigenous Australian movement?

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US Civil rights movement - ABC Splash

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The 1960s witnessed a revolution in the struggle for the rights of African Americans in cities and towns throughout the USA.

Investigate the mood of African Americans in Harlem in 1968 following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Witness lawyers, activists and a police inspector discussing their responses to injustice.

Analyse the views of singer Paul Robeson who speaks with Australian journalists in 1960.

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RPSHS Unit: To what extent did the US civil rights movement influence civil rights activists to achieve change for Indigenous Australians?

A great page from ABC Splash that pulls together all the individual clips.  Just scroll across the bottom to view.

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Indigenous Australian activism, 1974

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For generations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have sought to regain custodianship of the land taken...
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The Stolen Generations’ Testimonies

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RPSHS Unit: What is the continuing legacy of the policy of removing indigenous children in Australian society?

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The Stolen Generations

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The Stolen Generations 1881 - 2008
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RPSHS Unit: What is meant by the ‘Stolen Generations’ and why did these actions occur?

This website is trying to prove that the stolen generations never existed!  Could be interesting to discuss with students
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Bringing them Home Report (1997) | Australian Human Rights Commission

Bringing them Home Report (1997) | Australian Human Rights Commission | RPSHS Rights & Freedoms - AC Year 10 History | Scoop.it
This report is a tribute to the strength and struggles of many thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by forcible removal. We acknowledge the hardships they endured and the sacrifices they made. We remember and lament all the children who will never come home.
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RPSHS Unit: What is meant by the ‘Stolen Generations’ and why did these actions occur?

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1967 Referendum

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RPSHS Unit: How have the rights and freedoms of indigenous Australians changed since the 1960s?

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Paul Kelly - From Little Things Big Things Grow - YouTube

Gather round people ill tell you a story An eight year long story of power and pride British Lord Vestey and Vincent Lingiari Were opposite men on opposite s...
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Aust adopts UN Indigenous declaration

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The Federal Government has adopted the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples.
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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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BackgroundAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are entitled to the full realisation of their rights as articulated in relevant human rights treaties, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and specifically the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
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Mabo, Land rights, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders

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Mabo, Land rights, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, SOSE, Year 6, WA Terra Nullius During the 1770 visit of the British to Australia they declared the land was terra nullius. This meant that the land of Australia belonged to nobody, and therefore they could lawfully claim it for themselves. The law in that era ...
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I Have A Dream Speech

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I have a dream speech.
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RPSHS Unit: To what extent did the US civil rights movement influence civil rights activists to achieve change for Indigenous Australians?

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Australia's first Aboriginal member of parliament

Australia's first Aboriginal member of parliament | RPSHS Rights & Freedoms - AC Year 10 History | Scoop.it
Neville Bonner became Australia's first Aboriginal parliamentarian when he was appointed to represent Queensland in the...
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The history of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy

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Look at the history of the Tent Embassy, one of the most iconic and controversial symbols of the Indigenous rights movement.
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Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples | australia.gov.au

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RPSHS Unit: What is the continuing legacy of the policy of removing indigenous children in Australian society?

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RightsED: Bringing them home | Australian Human Rights Commission

RightsED: Bringing them home | Australian Human Rights Commission | RPSHS Rights & Freedoms - AC Year 10 History | Scoop.it
In 1997, the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (now the Australian Human Rights Commission) released its report Bringing them home: National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families. Following this, the Commission received extensive requests from teachers for information about the report.
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RPSHS Unit: What is meant by the ‘Stolen Generations’ and why did these actions occur?  

Rights Ed - Education pages on the Bringing them home document

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Righting wrongs in the 1967 referendum

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As recently as the 1960s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were still not recognised under the Australian...
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Before the Referendum: Margaret Valadian speaks up

Before the Referendum: Margaret Valadian speaks up | RPSHS Rights & Freedoms - AC Year 10 History | Scoop.it
Imagine being asked to speak on behalf of your culture. Explore and compare some of the attitudes of and about...
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