Windradyne and the Bathurst War
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Windradyne and the Bathurst War

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In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

Land grab crosses Blue Mountains
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Land grab crosses Blue Mountains

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In 1822 Governor Thomas Brisbane offers land grants beyond the Blue Mountains to British settlers, dispossessing Wiradjuri people of their territory.

In 1822 Governor Thomas Brisbane offers land grants beyond the Blue Mountains to British settlers, dispossessing Wiradjuri people of their territory.

Protection Board and forced removal
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Protection Board and forced removal

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In 1886 the Aboriginal Protection Board helps draft HalfCaste Act in Victoria, forcing Indigenous people off reserves and to assimilate with Europeans. As reserves close, ...

In 1886 the Aboriginal Protection Board helps draft HalfCaste Act in Victoria, forcing Indigenous people off reserves and to assimilate with Europeans. As reserves close, Indigenous people are forcibly moved to Lake Tyres Mission.

Aboriginals relocated to Oyster Cove
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Aboriginals relocated to Oyster Cove

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In 1847 the colonial government moves surviving 47 Indigenous Tasmanians to a condemned convict settlement, Oyster Cove, in response to complaints of mistreatment at Flinders ...

In 1847 the colonial government moves surviving 47 Indigenous Tasmanians to a condemned convict settlement, Oyster Cove, in response to complaints of mistreatment at Flinders Island.

Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve
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Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve

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In 1863 a small group of Wurundjeri, Taungurong and Bunurong found a settlement at Coranderrk, approved by Victorian government, after being dispossessed of their traditional ...

In 1863 a small group of Wurundjeri, Taungurong and Bunurong found a settlement at Coranderrk, approved by Victorian government, after being dispossessed of their traditional lands. They must convert to Christianity and a European way of life.

Kakadu's Mountford songline rock art
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Kakadu's Mountford songline rock art

Clip from Going Places With Ernie Dingo

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Kakadu National Park tour guide Trevor Wie takes Ernie Dingo to the Mountford rock art site in Arnhem Land and interprets the songlines.

Kakadu National Park tour guide Trevor Wie takes Ernie Dingo to the Mountford rock art site in Arnhem Land and interprets the songlines.

Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove
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Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove

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Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

The Black Line and resettlement
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The Black Line and resettlement

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In 1830 a 300kmlong line of colonists sets out to trap Aboriginal people in one corner of the island, but fails. George Augustus Robinson negotiates with 300 mainland ...

In 1830 a 300kmlong line of colonists sets out to trap Aboriginal people in one corner of the island, but fails. George Augustus Robinson negotiates with 300 mainland Indigenous Tasmanians to relocate them to Flinders Island.

Self-discovery, heritage and respect
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Self-discovery, heritage and respect

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work ...

Returning to the water, Milika, Botj and Lorrpu find a campsite. Inside the camp they notice evidence of disrespectful occupants. Stealing the camp's boat, the boys work together to catch their first turtle. After eating it, Lorrpu places pieces of shell and bones into the fire. Lorrpu explains it is in respect of the old people. As they walk across country Botj begins singing their song line. Together they embrace their journey and rediscover Yolngu knowledge.

Eddie faces intense cross-examination
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Eddie faces intense cross-examination

Clip from Mabo

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In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for ...

In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for Aboriginal Affairs. Outside the courtroom, Eddie sees Paddy Killoran who tries to diminish Eddie's fight by suggesting his father would be ashamed. Back in court, Eddie faces intense questioning designed to invalidate his heritage and discredit his cause.

Returning home, a historic meeting and political intimidations
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Returning home, a historic meeting and political intimidations

Clip from Mabo

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The Supreme Court of Queensland holds a historic sitting on Murray Island. Koiki 'Eddie' is refused his election to Island Council. Later he gets into a fight with another ...

The Supreme Court of Queensland holds a historic sitting on Murray Island. Koiki 'Eddie' is refused his election to Island Council. Later he gets into a fight with another local over the complex issues of ownership. Eddie and QC Bryan Keon-Cohen prepare for a day in court. Meanwhile, Paddy Killoran intimidates Eddie's relative Georgie. In court, the Mabo team learn that brothers Sam and David Passi have withdrawn from the case.

Dreaming, friendship and diverging realities
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Dreaming, friendship and diverging realities

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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Lorrpu dreams of his childhood with Botj and Milika; of their hunts together and the time they were initiated. Milika pulls Lorrpu out of his dream. Milika has grown into a ...

Lorrpu dreams of his childhood with Botj and Milika; of their hunts together and the time they were initiated. Milika pulls Lorrpu out of his dream. Milika has grown into a great football player and is invited to ceremony by Yolngu elder, Dawu. Botj is collected from jail by his uncle, Matjala, who asks about his absent father. At the game Botj gets into a fight, almost hurting Milika. Jail has changed Botj and the progression of their friendship.

Botj ends up on the wrong side of both laws
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Botj ends up on the wrong side of both laws

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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Matjala questions Lorrpu when he arrives at the hospital. Lorrpu sings by Botj's side, waiting to see if he will be okay. Lorrpu finds Milika at the oval to tells him the ...

Matjala questions Lorrpu when he arrives at the hospital. Lorrpu sings by Botj's side, waiting to see if he will be okay. Lorrpu finds Milika at the oval to tells him the news, but Milika doesn't care. A love interest between Darwu's granddaughter and Lorrpu develops. The elders remind Milika and Lorrpu of their responsibilities as dirramu (men). Lorrpu devises a plan to help his friend Botj, and Milika comes through in the end.

Self-determination, displacement and two worlds
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Self-determination, displacement and two worlds

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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Botj goes to see Darwu, and determine his future. That night, he tells of getting jailed for pretending to be on turtle hunt, the boys laugh. The next day Botj visits his ...

Botj goes to see Darwu, and determine his future. That night, he tells of getting jailed for pretending to be on turtle hunt, the boys laugh. The next day Botj visits his father, finding him drunk and unable to recognise Botj. Lorrpu and Milika plead Botj's case to Darwu. Botj, caught between two worlds, turns to bad habits. Milika and Lorrpu come to an understanding about their own futures. Botj's body is found washed up below the bridge.

Learning to trust each other and their knowledge
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Learning to trust each other and their knowledge

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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The boys set out for Darwin, with only themselves, their memories and their hopes. Lorrpu leads the group, entreating the others to trust him and their cultural knowledge. ...

The boys set out for Darwin, with only themselves, their memories and their hopes. Lorrpu leads the group, entreating the others to trust him and their cultural knowledge. Back home in north-eastern Arnhem Lab, Matjala reasons with police to give him a chance to find the boys first. Bäru Dirramu (crocodile man) visits Botj, Milika and Lorrpu as they dream.

Returning to family, returning to home
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Returning to family, returning to home

Clip from Mabo

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On the bus, Eddie has a flashback to leaving Murray Island. At home, he becomes overwhelmed by the stress of the case and takes it out on Bonita. Bonita takes the family to a ...

On the bus, Eddie has a flashback to leaving Murray Island. At home, he becomes overwhelmed by the stress of the case and takes it out on Bonita. Bonita takes the family to a friend's house. Realising his actions were inexcusable, Eddie brings them home and spends the night fishing, proving he can care for his family the old way. The reoccurring music and motif of care and family return Eddie to his father's teachings, and he realises there is a long way to go.

Botj struggles to find a place for himself
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Botj struggles to find a place for himself

Clip from Yolngu Boy

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Botj watches Milika and Lorrpu's ceremony into manhood. Afterwards, he goes to see his estranged mother. The next day, envious of Milika and Lorrpu, Botj pressures them into ...

Botj watches Milika and Lorrpu's ceremony into manhood. Afterwards, he goes to see his estranged mother. The next day, envious of Milika and Lorrpu, Botj pressures them into breaking into the local store. Botj gets into a fight with Lorrpu. Feeling isolated and angry, Botj decides to get high. Memories of Bäru (crocodile) initiation and anxieties about his future flash through his mind and he spins out of control, trashing the Youth Centre.

Displacement, erasure, and family ties
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Displacement, erasure, and family ties

Clip from Mabo

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The Mabo family head north to Murray Island, but discover their travel request refused, denying father and son the traditional rite of passage before death. Back home, Eddie ...

The Mabo family head north to Murray Island, but discover their travel request refused, denying father and son the traditional rite of passage before death. Back home, Eddie explains the injustice to Henry and Noel but is shocked to learn that the government claims ownership over Indigenous land. Eddie discusses the situation with Bonita and thinks of his father. While presenting a lecture, Eddie tells a petulant student that the staking of a Union Jack cannot undo 16 generations of cultural k