Archive for the ‘Aboriginal Histories’ Category

First Residents of Melbourne’s Western Region

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For thousands of years before Europeans settled on the land now covered by the western region of Melbourne, it was the estate of a number of Koorie clans. This publication looks at the original landscape and examines the social life of local Aboriginal people

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First People

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When Europeans first arrived in Victoria, Australia early in the nineteenth century, Aboriginal people had been living there for tens of thousands of years. The clans that lived around Port Phillip Bay and in central Victoria made up the eastern

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