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Australian Aboriginal Culture and History

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Australian Aborigines existed in almost total isolation for at least 60,000 years. They had no written history so only fragments of Dreamtime stories, cave paintings and etchings ramain to record their remarkable past. Only in the last few decades has a systemic investigation revealed the rich and complex culture that they possessed


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This is linked to contact history as it talks about the Aborigines and how they livwed here isolated for 60,000 years.

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layne peebles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:59 PM

australia was seperated into diffwerent clands areas but they did not have visual bounders. the land of the groups around the coast where a lot smaller then the areas in land as there is less reasorses in land then there is near the coast.

Patrick L.'s curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:02 PM

This tells us all about Aboriginal culture and their tribes.

Shannon Pulver's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:09 PM

Australian Aborigines existed in almost total isolation for at least 60,000 years. They had no written history so only fragments of Dreamtime stories, cave paintings and etchings ramain to record their remarkable past.

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The First Fleet – Australia 1787 – View from England

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I thought as a born and bred Portsmouth chap I thought I would list the first fleet to Australia that left Portsmouth, England in 1787. Portsmouth is famous for its many famous events and people.

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This is linked to contact history as it talks about when the first fleet lef for Australia.

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Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

Information about where and when the First Fleet settled.

gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

The english view on the first fleet

layne peebles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:07 PM

what would the convicts be thinking when thry get sent to see for 9 months to this different country where the climet is different. what would the free setterlers be think , what is this place going to be like and are there any natives and will they be hostal or friendly.

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Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia

Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia | contact history | Scoop.it
For the first few decades of life in Australia, most of the inhabitants were either convicts, or the troops who had brought them here.

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This is linked to Australian contact history as it tells you about the how when the convicts were sentenced to deportation as life in Great Britain was tough

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lucas hodge's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:59 PM

This is all about the convicts that inhabited Australia and did hard larbour for example build farms, houses and roads etc

Cassidy Graham's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:02 PM

convicts arrived in australia in 1788, on the first fleet,this article tells you about the first fleet and what happened to onvicts.

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

Some key points about the First Fleet.

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European discovery and the colonisation of Australia | australia.gov.au

European discovery and the colonisation of Australia | australia.gov.au | contact history | Scoop.it

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this is linked to contact history as the first records of European mariners sailing into 'Australian' waters occurs around 1606, and includes their observations of the land known as Terra Australias incognita (unknown southern land).

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chloe bear's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:47 PM

this has information on the first fleet, the european discovery and colonisation.

Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:57 PM

Click on the link australia.gov.au

daisy fomm-kelso's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:07 PM

outline of the first fleet.

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The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History Year 8, NSW | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia

The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History Year 8, NSW | Online Education Home Schooling Skwirk Australia | contact history | Scoop.it
The Dreaming, Australia before 1788, Aboriginal colonisation and contact, History, Year 8, NSW Australian human history did not just start when the first white settlers arrived in 1788.

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this is linked to contact history as Australian human history did not just start when the first white settlers arrived in 1788. It began when the first inhabitants arrived over 50 000 years ago during the last Ice Age.

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angie gil's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

this tells us about the aboriginal colony being the first people on australia and all about their culture.

James Miles's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

The history of Australia started before the first white settlers.

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:06 PM

Australia before British colonisation and invasion.

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Captain Cook’s ivy a worthy sailor

Captain Cook’s ivy a worthy sailor | contact history | Scoop.it
“Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.” A quote by Captain James Cook in reference to him digging for potatoes in … Continue reading →...
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This is linked to contact history as captain cook was able to sail to Australia because of his ambitions to explore.

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Lachlan Wilks's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:54 PM

This  is why Captain Cook came to Australia!

gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

Captain james cook the great explorer

Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:05 PM

This is the reasoning for Captain Cooks voyage to Australia.