Category: People

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Last of the Tribe

The last of the tribe is a phrase that was commonly used in the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century. It was used by non-Indigenous Australians to mark the death of...

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Tracker Patten

By John T. Patten John James Patten, known as Jack Patten, was born in the Snowy Mountains of Victoria at Corryong in 1874. He was the eldest son of John Patten, a man for...

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Johnny Jarrett (Patten)

John Trevor Patten, known professionally as Johnny Jarrett, is an Australian Aboriginal Elder and community leader, former rugby league player and professional boxer. John Patten was born in 1936 to John Thomas Patten and...

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Remembering Jack Patten (1905 – 1957)

John Thomas Patten (28 March, 1905 – 12 October, 1957) was an Australian Aboriginal leader, professional boxer, journalist and civil rights activist. Early Life John Thomas Patten was born March 28, 1905, at Cummeragunja,...