Aboriginal People

Some articles on aboriginal people, aboriginal, people, aboriginals:

Anishinaabe Nation In Treaty No. 3 - Aboriginal and Treaty Rights
... Because Treaty 3 was made with a single aboriginal people, it is clear that the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty No ... the "rights-holder" for the collective aboriginal and treaty rights of its citizens ... In general, such rights are held by an aboriginal people of Canada (not a Band) ...
List Of Australian Place Names Of Aboriginal Origin
... Place names in Australia have names of Aboriginal origin for three main reasons Historically, white explorers and surveyors may have asked local Aboriginal people the name of a place, and named it accordingly ... officially named many places, particularly suburbs, after Aboriginal people or language groups, such as Aranda or Tullamarine ... The place name has always been called thus by Aboriginal people, and Aboriginal people still live in the area ...
Timeline Of Aboriginal History Of Western Australia - 1943 To The Present
... Wik High Court Decisions, which recognised Aboriginal people as in possession of the land at the date of European settlement, is an appendix to these changes ... Labor government is still resisting the Native Title claim of the Noongar people ... member, saw it as representing identity and people of mixed ancestry while others felt it expressed a desire for collaboration and change ...
Timeline Of Aboriginal History Of Western Australia - 1629–1829
... Aboriginal life in the two centuries from 1629 to 1829, was characterized by the increased presence of Europeans around the Western Australian coastline ... He describes the Aboriginal people he met as "the most miserable people in the world" ... Dampier spent time observing the Bardi people at the northern end of Cape Levique ...
Tasmanians - History - After European Settlement - Resettlement of The Indigenous Population
... In late 1831 George Augustus Robinson, a Christian missionary, brought the first 51 Aboriginals to a settlement on Flinders Island named The Lagoons, which turned out to be inadequate ... settlement were inadequate and if sealers had not supplied potatoes, the Aboriginal people would have starved ... living on oatmeal and potatoes while the Aboriginal people, who detested oatmeal and refused to eat it, survived on potatoes and rice supplemented by mutton birds they caught ...

Famous quotes containing the words people and/or aboriginal:

    In my practice I’ve seen how people have allowed their humanity to drain away. Only it happens slowly instead of all at once. I didn’t seem to mind.... All of us, a little bit. We harden our hearts. Grow callous. Only when we have to fight to stay human do we realize how precious it is to us, how dear.
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902–1977)

    John Eliot came to preach to the Podunks in 1657, translated the Bible into their language, but made little progress in aboriginal soul-saving. The Indians answered his pleas with: ‘No, you have taken away our lands, and now you wish to make us a race of slaves.’
    —Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program. Connecticut: A Guide to Its Roads, Lore, and People (The WPA Guide to Connecticut)