1941: Death of William Cooper

William Cooper was an inspirational Aboriginal leader in New South Wales and Victoria in the early part of the 20th century and a founding secretary of the Australian Aborigines’ League.The league was created to lobby state and federal governments on behalf of Aboriginal people. The powerful symbolic gesture of a Day of Mourning on 26… Read More »1941: Death of William Cooper

1897: Death of Jandamarra

Jandamarra was an Aboriginal resistance leader of the Bunuba people in Western Australia. Find our more about his story here.