Aboriginal Tasmanians

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Palawah - History - Contact With Sealers On The North and East Coasts
... More extensive contact between Aboriginal Tasmanians and Europeans resulted when British and American seal hunters began visiting the islands in Bass Strait as well as the northern and eastern coasts of Tasmania from ... to reach the main island of Tasmania in small boats and so make contact with the Aboriginal Tasmanians ... Trading relationships developed between sealers and Tasmanian Aboriginal tribes ...
Tasmanians - History - After European Settlement
... Between 1803 and 1823, there were two phases of conflict between the Aboriginal people and the British colonists ... led to the trading, and the abduction, of Aboriginal women as sexual partners ... also increased conflict over women among Aboriginal tribes ...
Tasmanians - History - Contact With Sealers On The North and East Coasts
... More extensive contact between Aboriginal Tasmanians and Europeans resulted when British and American seal hunters began visiting the islands in Bass Strait as well as the ... main island of Tasmania in small boats and so make contact with the Aboriginal Tasmanians ... relationships developed between sealers and Tasmanian Aboriginal tribes ...
Palawah - History - Early European Contact
... who named it Van Diemen’s Land, did not encounter any of the Aboriginal Tasmanians when he landed ... At first, contact with the Aboriginal people was friendly however the Aboriginal Tasmanians became alarmed when another boat was dispatched towards the shore ... that spears and stones were thrown and the French responded with musket fire, killing at least one Aboriginal person and wounding several others ...
Tasmanians
... The Aboriginal Tasmanians (Tasmanian Parlevar or Palawa) were the indigenous people of the Australian state of Tasmania, located south of the continent of Australia ... historians point to introduced disease as the major cause of the destruction of the full-blooded Aboriginal population ... definition, sufficient evidence exists to designate the Tasmanian catastrophe genocide." By 1833, George Augustus Robinson, sponsored by Lieutenant Governor George Arthur, had persuaded ...

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