Bennelong Embarks on his Great Ocean Voyage: December 1792 - Deepening Histories of Place Project - ANU
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Bennelong Embarks on his Great Ocean Voyage: December 1792

In December 1792, the cultural explorer Bennelong, an Eora man of the Wangal clan, set off on the long ocean voyage from Sydney Cove. This placed him in a position to personally examine the country of the Englishmen. His sponsor was the Governor of the British convict colony of New South Wales, Captain Arthur Phillip, […]

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Framing Aboriginal Lives

On Wednesday 18 July 2012, Peter Read (The University of Sydney) and Julia Torpey (The Australian National University) presented research from two projects (History of Aboriginal Sydney and Deepening Histories of Place) in a paper entitled “Framing Aboriginal Lives: A view from the Easy Coast”. The session was chaired by Ann McGrath. Abstract In this […]

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Culture Camp, Bents Basin

‘Deepening Histories’ project team members (left to right of first photo after map) Julia Torpey, Ann McGrath and Peter Read attended the ‘Living Country Culture Camp’ at Bent’s Basin in the Blue Mountains. Peter’s team filmed this family event, which included speeches by Elders, canoe trips and great musical performances. It was perfect weather for […]

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