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Truth-Telling: History, sovereignty and the Uluru Statement

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If we are to take seriously the need for telling the truth about our history, we must start at first principles.

What if the sovereignty of the First Nations was recognised by European international law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? What if the audacious British annexation of a whole continent was not seen as acceptable at the time and the colonial office in B
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Published February 2021 by NewSouth Publishing
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Graham Shepherd
Apr 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This book should be essential reading for all Australians. Writing to the Uluru Statement from the Heart, Reynolds makes a comprehensive and cogent case for constitutional reforms for First Nations people to take their rightful place in this, their own country. The history of European "settlement" in Australian is drenched in the blood of the original occupants of of this land through ignorance, prejudice, greed and sheer wickedness, all contrary to the Law of Nations established and repeatedly ...more
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Historian Henry Reynolds, in his new book, lays out a few truths about the process and reality of colonisation and settlement in Australia and what it means for an Indigenous sovereignty that was never ceded.

Duration: 18min 38sec
Broadcast: Tue 9 Feb 2021, @ 10:20pm

Guest: Henry Reynolds
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Henry Reynolds is currently an ARC Senior Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania at Launceston. He was for many years at James Cook University in Townsville. He is the author of many well-known books including The Other Side of the Frontier, Law of the Land, Fate of a Free People and Why Weren’t We Told?

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