Australian Aborigines

[The report of the Board for the Protection of the Aborigines] [11 January 1888]
This article is an example of the thinking of the time that the Australian Aborigines were a dying race, saying that “the aboriginal race is doomed, and is fated to disappear entirely within a few years”.

Mr. Campbell and the Blacks [7 October 1910]
Mr. D. Campbell, M.P., was a defender of the rights of the Australian Aborigines. The article indicates that at least some Aborigines were voting in elections at that time.

Dying out: The Aborigines [14 March 1925]
Article mentions the proposal for a separate Aboriginal state in Australia.

The Black Australians [26 March 1925]
Article reports on the proposal for a separate Aboriginal state in Australia.

The scheme opposed [1 April 1925]
The Aborigines’ Friends’ Association votes against the idea of creating a separate state for Aborigines.

An Aboriginal state [15 April 1926]
A letter to a newspaper supporting the idea of creating a separate state for Aborigines.

Aborigines. Defended by Bishop [7 October 1933]
The Bishop of Carpentaria calls for efforts to protect Aborigines against Japanese fishermen.

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