"The only answer is to give them back their land rights and let the Aborigine try and rectify what the white man has done because a white man will never do it." I've been really torn reading this book. There's a lot of history and personal stories recorded therein that are like a raging fire … Continue reading #1 – “Because A White Man’ll Never Do It” – a series of extracts and quotes from Kevin Gilbert’s tour de force.
"Are these unhappy creatures the subjects of our king, in a state of rebellion? or are they an injured people, whom we have invaded and with whom we are at war? Are they within the reach of our laws; or are they to be judged by the law of nations? Are they to be viewed … Continue reading Aboriginal Sovereignty, in the thought of a 1830’s settler