Australian South Sea Islanders

Dr Evelyn Scott, Indigenous rights activist and ‘trailblazer’, dies aged 81

  By Miriam Corowa PHOTO: Dr Evelyn Scott was one of the leading figures of the decade-long campaign to change the Constitution. (AAP: Mark Graham) RELATED STORY: Mansell lashes out at ‘disappointingly weak’ Aboriginal referendum report RELATED STORY: Indigenous leaders call for representative body, treaties process MAP: Townsville 4810 Among the towering figures of Australia’s Aboriginal and Islander communities, Dr Evelyn […]

Australians ‘just starting to wake up’ to historical South Sea Islander slavery: Jeff McMullen

By Will Higginbotham Updated about an hour ago PHOTO: Jeff McMullen is a veteran journalist, filmmaker and author, who has worked for 60 Minutes and the ABC. (Jeff McMullen) RELATED STORY: Blackbirding: Australia’s history of kidnapping Pacific Islanders RELATED STORY: Statue ‘whitewashes’ Townsville’s slave history, South Sea Islanders say RELATED STORY: Stan Grant: It is a ‘damaging myth’ that Captain Cook […]

SouthSea Islanders Slavery – Blackbirding

Uploaded on Jun 6, 2011 History they don’t teach at school in AUSTRALIA.