Copied, compiled & edited by George W Rehder By science reporter Belinda Smith Posted 3h ago3 hours ago, updated 2h ago2 hours ago Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is one of many to have massive stone sculptures. Exactly when these islands were settled is still being solved.( Getty Images: David Madison The vast ocean voyages of the first people to … Continue reading Earliest voyages of Polynesian settlement written in current-day Pacific Islander genomes
During the first 80 years of white settlement, from 1788 to 1868, 165,000 convicts were transported from England to Australia. Sketch & description of the settlement at Sydney Cove Port Jackson in the County of Cumberland, Transportation wasn’t limited to Australia – it was a method various governments had been using for dealing with convicted … Continue reading The convict experiences
Don McLean wrote the song “American Pie” in 1971. What do the Lyrics mean? Verse 1 A long, long time ago…American Pie was written in 1971 and the time McLean is going to talk about is the 1950’s. This seemslike a long time ago ’cause of all the turmoil that occurred in the 60’s. I … Continue reading AMERICAN PIE
A SHORT STORY Copyright © G W Rehder This story is dedicated to my sister Ina Boldhaus ******** This is something that I thought I would never do. But one day I arrived in Norseman with my partner Betty. I needed a job badly, we had just crossed the Nullarbor Plains, our car needed … Continue reading My Day At Work In An Underground Goldmine
Western Australian Parliamentary Papers 1Reports on Rottnest Island Aboriginal Prisoners 2 Report on Rottnest Island for the Year 1885 3Nominal Return of the Aboriginal Prisioners who died during 1885 Munderberry; 2. 5.1885; Fraser Range; Accidentally drowned when bathing Thally Bygalgoo; 16.10.1885; Upper Murchison; Old age … Continue reading Rottnest Island Aboriginal Prisoners
Copied, compiled & edited by George W Rehder The right half of the front panel of the 7th century Franks Casket, depicting the pan-Germanic and Anglo-Saxon legend of Wayland the Smith This article is part of the series: Anglo-Saxonsociety and culture People Settlement Women Language Language Literature Runes Material culture Architecture Art Burial Coins Dress Glass Weaponry … Continue reading Anglo-Saxon paganism
Copied, compiled & edited by George W Rehder Rottnest Island Deaths Group Aboriginal Corporation (RIDGAC) formed in 1993 with a powerful purpose. Its members planned to protect and preserve the burial grounds and spirits of their ancestors. To that end it compiles and shares the devastating history of Aboriginal imprisonment on the island. The corporation … Continue reading Wadjemup, Western Australia:
The following is an article By Serge Trifkovic and we reprint it here with his permission. The husband routinely beat his 26-year-old German-born wife, mother of their two young children, and threatened to kill her when the court ordered him to move out of their apartment in Hamburg. The police were called repeatedly to intervene. … Continue reading EUROPE SHARIATIZED: Beating Of Wives Legitimized By German Court
Australian frontier wars New South Wales Mounted Police engaging Indigenous Australians during the Waterloo Creek Massacre of 1838 Date 1788–1934 Location Australia Result British victory Dispossession of land of the indigenous clans Belligerents British ArmyNative PoliceNSW Mounted PoliceBorder PoliceBritish colonistsRegular police forces Indigenous Australians Casualties and losses Minimum 2,000–2,500 dead Minimum 40,000 dead The Australian … Continue reading Australian frontier wars
by George W Rehder A man stood upon a railroad bridge in northern Queensland, looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man’s hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. His tie closely encircled his neck. It was attached to a stout cross-timber above his head and the … Continue reading An Occurrence at Wallaby Creek Bridge
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