Negative interactions the Indigenous people Had with the European Settlers

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In History
  • 1788 - First fleet

    1788: In 1788, Europeans held a
range of views about Australia’s Indigenous people.
    The Europeans landed their first fleet in Australia.
  • 1789 - Smallpox

    1789: By May 1789, it had killed half the Indigenous people around Port Jackson. (Smallpox)
  • 1817 - Aboriginal impression

    1817: – Aboriginal were extremely fitful of European Settlers
  • 1829 - Colony of Swan River

    1829: ES established a colony on Swan River
  • 1831 - Nyungan shot for stealing

    1831: Nyungan shot by European Settlers while stealing food.
  • 1838 - Myall Creek Massacre

    1838: Myall Creek Massacre
  • 1840 - Records report the kindness and friendship shown.

    1840: Not all new settlers were heartless though. Records report the kindness and friendship shown, for example, to the Bangerang people by the pioneer Edward Curr, who settled on the Murray River around 1840.
  • 1842 - Native Police

    1842: In 1842, the Victorian Government set up a body of Native Police, made up of Indigenous troopers under the control of European officers.
  • 1855

    1855: Similar forces were set up in New South Wales in 1855, and in Queensland in 1859.
  • 1858 - Kunai population

    1858: Kunai population had reduced form about 2000 to 80.
  • 1900 - Indigenous infants death due to diseases

    1900: Before 1900, Aboriginal infants died due to diseases.
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    Negative interactions the Indigenous people Had with the European Settlers