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Title Black Man's Houses / Director: Thomas, Steve
Published Australia : NITV, 2014
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Summary NITV's Just Us month presents this documentary about Indigenous Australia's history in Tasmania. Directed by Steve Thomas, Black Man's Houses is a re-examination of Tasmanian history. It explores the reasons for the deep divide, at the time, between the contemporary Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities on Flinders Island in Bass Strait and the fight by its Aboriginal community to lay claim to the gravesites of their ancestors. A symbol of this divide was the dispute over land at Wybalenna, where the remaining tribal Aboriginal people from the Tasmanian mainland were incarcerated in the mid-19th Century and it is also the site of more than 120 Aboriginal graves.Follow the conversation on Twitter: #NITV
Event Broadcast 2014-08-20 at 22:00:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Race identity.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Mixed descent.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Wars.
Boundary disputes.
Tasmania -- Flinders Island.
Form Streaming video
Author Thomas, Steve, director
Cooper, Helen, contributor
Duigan, Helen, contributor
Duigan, John, contributor
Everett, Jimmy, contributor
Gardner, Sybil, contributor
Matson-Green, Vicki, contributor
Purdon, Girlie, contributor
Ranson, Donald W, contributor
Reynolds, Henry, contributor
Ryan, Lyndall, contributor
Stackhouse, Alma, contributor
West, Ida, contributor
Wheatley, Lillian, contributor