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‘You don’t belong to my country either.’ How two Noongar boys spoke up, a world away from home

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posted on 2022-03-28, 02:46 authored by Liz ConorLiz Conor
In June 1849, a military formation charged through the streets of Paris. Mounted guns rumbled past, horses shied and pawed the ground – and, from a balcony above, two Australian Aboriginal boys offered to enter the fray and step between the sparring parties to effect a ceasefire.

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2018-08-15

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  • Essay or article

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The Conversation

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The Conversation Media Group

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Parkville, Victoria

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online

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© Liz Conor 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/)

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