The Killing Times: the massacres of Aboriginal people Australia must confront

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  • Lorena Allam and Nick Evershed
  • The Guardian

The truth of Australia’s history has long been hiding in plain sight.

The stories of “the killing times” are the ones we have heard in secret, or told in hushed tones. They are not the stories that appear in our history books yet they refuse to go away.

The colonial journalist and barrister Richard Windeyer called it “the whispering in the…

The anthropologist William Stanner described a…

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