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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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If Everyone Cared: Margaret Tucker

Book Review Margaret Tucker’s If Everyone Cared is a book that is both significant as a matter of national record, and of personal relevance to me, as it deals with my own family’s history...

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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,...