Wet cough rate among Indigenous kids in WA’s Kimberley high, but study yields positive signs

George Rehder

ABC Kimberley By Chris Meldrum Updated 19 minutes agoMon 9 Dec 2019,  copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 09/12/2019 A study has found a high prevalence of chronic wet cough in Aboriginal children in four remote communities in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. Key points More than 200 Aboriginal children […]

Black War

George Rehder

Black War Part of the Australian frontier wars An 1838 painting by Benjamin Duterrau of a Tasmanian Aboriginal throwing a spear Date mid-1820s–1832 Location Tasmania Result British control of Tasmania Belligerents British Empire Indigenous Australians Casualties and losses Dead: 219 Wounded: 218 Total: 437 600–900 dead The Black War was […]

Australian frontier wars

George Rehder

Australian frontier wars New South Wales Mounted Police engaging Indigenous Australians during the Waterloo Creek Massacre of 1838 Date 1788–1934 Location Australia Result British victory Dispossession of land of the indigenous clans Belligerents British Army Native Police NSW Mounted Police Border Police British colonists Regular police forces Indigenous Australians Casualties […]

Black War

George Rehder

Black War Part of the Australian frontier wars An 1838 painting by Benjamin Duterrau of a Tasmanian Aboriginal throwing a spear Date mid-1820s–1832 Location Tasmania Result British control of Tasmania Belligerents British Empire Indigenous Australians Casualties and losses Dead: 219 Wounded: 218 Total: 437 600–900 dead The Black War was […]

Tommy Windich

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Tommy Windich (c. 1840 – c. 20 February 1876) was an Indigenous Australian member of a number of exploring expeditions in Western Australia in the 1860s and 1870s. Tommy Windich (or Windiitj) was born around 1840 near Mount Stirling in Western Australia. Little is known of his youth, but his […]

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