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Aborigines

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Aborigines

  1. 2. Aborigines were first settlers in Australia <ul><li>Came from Asia 40,000 years ago </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Aborigines lived in small family groups </li></ul><ul><li>Nomadic: hunted kangaroo, fished, gathered honey and yams. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used the boomerang to hunt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Very strong religious beliefs about nature and land. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dreamtime” </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Warlpiri” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>“ </li></ul>
  4. 5. Arrival of Europeans <ul><li>Aborigines lived on Australia’s coast, which is where the Europeans wanted to settle. </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans waged war against the Aborigines </li></ul>
  5. 6. Advantage of Europeans <ul><li>Guns, soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>More than half of the Aborigines in Australia died, all died on Tasmania. </li></ul>
  6. 7. What happened to remaining Aborigines? <ul><li>Forced to live on reservations in the Outback </li></ul><ul><li>Were forced to work for Europeans on sheep and cattle ranches. </li></ul><ul><li>Laws were made to limit where Aborigines could live and work. The British hoped to end all Aboriginal culture with their policies. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Aborigines Today… <ul><li>300,000 live in Australia today </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor of Aborigines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can hold a seat in Parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can have their own schools which teach their culture, language, and art. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live modern lives, some are teachers, lawyers, mechanics, nurses and politicians. </li></ul></ul>
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