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Australian Journey Episode 09: Encounters

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Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resistance, survival and reconciliation from the ‘Encounters’ exhibition.


1. How do the presenters tell the story of encounters between Aboriginal people and Europeans?

2. What evidence do they present to support their explanation of those encounters over time?

3. What is the explorer's monument in Fremantle, Perth, and how has it become associated with reconciliation?