Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. Please Note: The following articles on Aboriginal Rock Art & Indigenous history of the Hunter Region and Central Coast were located in TROVE . The newspaper articles chronicle how writers of the time were describing Indigenous … More Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

The Life, Work and Tragic End of William Arthur Squire (1867-1908)

“Ritual, myth, and customs of the Australian Aborigines : a short study in comparative ethnology” by W. A. Squire (1896) (17.3MB PDF File) The Life, Work and Tragic End of William Arthur Squire (1867-1908) By Gionni Di Gravio On a Wednesday afternoon, the 22 January 1908, around 4:30pm, Thomas Grant made a gruesome discovery whilst … More The Life, Work and Tragic End of William Arthur Squire (1867-1908)

The Eather Manuscript – The History of Bulga 1820 – 1921 by A.N. Eather (1921)

Within the Percy Haslam Archives held at the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections is located A5410(x) Xerox copy of The History of Bulga near Singleton N.S.W. from 1820 to 1921 by A.N. Eather. According to the folder’s caption, in Percy Haslam’s hand is written: “Bulga – 1820-1921 The Eather Manuscript. (Description of last combined Bora … More The Eather Manuscript – The History of Bulga 1820 – 1921 by A.N. Eather (1921)