Green, Michael: Once were warriors

Green, Michael

Once were warriors‘, The Age, 5 February 2014

Looks at moves in Melbourne to commemorate two Indigenous warriors, hung in 1842 for killing two white men. The City Council has agreed to a memorial but needs to decide on its format. The article discusses Frontier Wars commemoration and notes existing memorials. Sisterly Love by John Harding is a play on the same subject.

Later story, in which convener of initiative says the memorial would be ‘the first major acknowledgement in a capital city, in a CBD anywhere in Australia, regarding the frontier wars [between Aborigines and colonists]. I think it is an achievement.’ Also.

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