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Levee, Line and Martial Law - a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832
 
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This is the story of the Mairremmener people, better known as the Oyster Bay Tribe and the Big River Tribe, but by reason of a common language and a single culture, one group, one people.

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Aboriginal Convicts - Australian, Khoisan and Maori Exiles
 
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This book is about the 130 aboriginal convicts who were transported to and within the Australian penal colonies. They lived, laboured, were punished, and died alongside other convicts, but until this groundbreaking book, their stories had largely been forgotten.

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Black Robinson - George Robinson - Protector of Aborigines
 
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This controversial study of George Augustus Robinson (or Black Robinson) first Chief Protector of Aborigines in Australia, reveals a man, long held to be the worthy civilizer and Christianizer of Tasmanian Aborigines, to have been a monster of deceit and a betrayer of those it was his role to protect.

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Bruising The Red Earth - Ochre mining and ritual in Aboriginal Tasmania
 
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A series of essays that explore the mining of red ochre by Aboriginal Tasmanians from several angles.

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Calling the Shots - Aboriginal Photographies
 
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Calling The Shots brings together researchers who are using a rich archive of photographs of indigenous Australians to explore Aboriginal history, to identify relatives and to reclaim culture.

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Deep Time Dreaming - Uncovering Ancient Australia
 
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In this original, important book, Griffiths investigates a twin revolution- the reassertion of Australian Aboriginal identity in the second half of the 20th century, and the simultaneous uncovering of the traces of ancient Australia by pioneering archaeologists.

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Friendly Mission - the Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson
 
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The journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson relating to his his experience amongst the aboriginal population of Van Diemen's Land.

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Good people always crackney in heaven - mythic conversations in lutruwita / Tasmania
 
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A book about the spiritual and mythic world of Tasmania's aboriginal people and the impact of colonial disruption in lutruwita / Tasmania.

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Grease and Ochre - Blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier
 
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The story of two cultures, European and Aboriginal, blended over time in the colonial sea frontier of Bass Strait.

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Into the Heart of Tasmania
 
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This book re-examines Tasmania's aboriginal history from a quite different perspective - the work of Earnest Westlake who visited the island in 1908.

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