Black Diggers and Frontier Wars

Honest History has a number of resources on these related issues. This article provoked by NAIDOC Week 2014 includes links to a number of articles discussing both the Frontier Wars and the rediscovered role of Indigenous servicemen. Peter Stanley gave a speech during NAIDOC Week, canvassing these issues, Paul Daley and Alan Stephens wrote thoughtful articles, while the issues were already bubbling in a number of other places. Meanwhile, Henry Reynolds’s book on the Frontier Wars was still receiving a lot of attention almost after a year after it was first published. Meanwhile also, Melbourne planned a memorial to Indigenous warriors.

Cartoon and comments tying frontier wars commemoration to current politics.

19 August 2014 updated

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