List of Indigenous Australian historical figures

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Some Indigenous Australians are remembered in history for leadership prior to European colonisation, some for their resistance to that colonisation, others for assisting Europeans explore the country. Some became infamous for their deeds, and others noted as the last of their communities.

Prior to 1788[edit]

1788–1888[edit]

1888 onwards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BRAVE ABORIGINAL GIRL". Eastern Districts Chronicle. XXXVII, (9). Western Australia. 27 February 1914. p. 7. Retrieved 8 November 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "AN ABORIGINAL S BRAVERY". The Evening Star. 13, (3996). Western Australia. 8 March 1911. p. 3. Retrieved 8 November 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "THE ROPER RIVER". The Evening Star. 15, (4356). Western Australia. 8 May 1912. p. 3. Retrieved 8 November 2017 – via National Library of Australia.