aboriginal

  1. decebalus

    Why were the Aboriginal Australians persecuted so much?

    Why were the Aboriginal Australians persecuted so much in the past and to this day they have much less rights than American Indians and live in far worse conditions?
  2. H

    How common were wars between Aboriginal tribes in Australia and how bloody were they?

    There is a large collection of evidence that suggests Aboriginal Australians went to war with each other from cave paintings of battles to the discovery of wooden shields. While the fact that they went to war is undisputed, I want to know how common these wars were and how bloody did they get...
  3. J

    North American Aboriginal History Before Europeans

    So the title pretty much says it all, but I guess I can elaborate a bit. I'm interested in learning about the history of North American aboriginal populations prior to the 'discovery' of the New World by Europeans, particularly Canadian aboriginals. The interactions between Europe and the...
  4. specul8

    Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for a minimum of 65,000 years

    Sydney Morning Herald - JULY 20 2017 - 8:55AM Aboriginal archaeological discovery in Kakadu rewrites the history of Australia (Extract) Jabiru, Northern Territory: Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for a minimum of 65,000 years, a team of archaeologists has established - 18,000...
  5. AustralianKing

    Aboriginal Australian Warfare

    This thread is dedicated to warfare in Aboriginal Australian society. This first photo is showing a "Nulla Nulla" or "Waddy" was a war club used in combat between various tribes or punishments on their own who broke tribal law. Next weapon is a simple spear, but Aboriginal Australians...
  6. AustralianKing

    Aboriginal Australian resistance Against the British

    I've heard the Aboriginal Australians were more effective than most think at guerrilla warfare. Is this true? cheers.
  7. Menshevik

    How are the Aboriginal Australians getting along?

    What's their overall situation? Do they have noticeable and abnormal alcohol and drug problems? On some other forums, I read about a lot negative experiences people have with them. Do they receive gov't funds for housing, food and education, that other Australians don't?
  8. C

    Aboriginal Origins

    Hi, I have a question regarding Canadian History that I have not been able to determine the answer for. I have done my research but still am unsure. Which of the following is not true of the origins of Aboriginal people? a) Aboriginal people believe that they originated here b) Aboriginal...
  9. P

    Exciting new Aboriginal History of Australia

    The title is The Biggest Estate on Earth and the author is Bill Gammage. It was published by Allen & Unwin in 2011. I was given a copy as a Christmas gift and I'm still reading it. Basically its approach is to look at the evidence of Aboriginal oral history as well as early colonial sources...
  10. Lawnmowerman

    Aboriginal Trackers Left behind after Boer War

    I saw the tail end of a documentary last night about Aboriginal trackers from Australia being bought over to South Africa during the Boer War to help track down the guerrilla groups. The documentary (who's validity i am beginning to doubt after doing further research) stated that the...