Library Tubs 31 & 34
The following links provide you with a starting point for your research. There are many other sources out there for you to utilise.
SBS Living Black – ‘Sporting An Identity’ (6mins) –
Deals with Cathy Freeman Flag incident
ABC 7:30 Report – Strife torn Redfern torn by development plans (8mins)
ABC News – Block residents refuse to leave (3mins)
ABC News - Block residents defy eviction notice
(lists some individuals involved in sport, music, film etc)
Collaborating for Indigeonous Rights: Civil rights, Land rights, People, Organisation, Timeline, Map. etc.
BBC – Civil Rights Era Motion Gallery (2mins)
PBS – Rosa Parks Immortalized with statue at U.S. Capitol (2mins)
Smithsonian Magazine – The Freedom Riders History (5mins) –
Good link with our own Freedom Rides/Charlie Perkins
Voice of America – Alabama City remembered as Climactic Battle of
Civil Rights Movement (5mins)
History Channel – Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963 (4mins)
MLKs Last Speech – ‘I Have been to the mountaintop’ (3mins)
Malcolm X Speech – ‘Who are you?’ (2mins)
Malcolm X Speech – ‘By Any Means Necessary’ (30seconds)
Black Panther Party Montage (6mins)
Stokley Carmichael Speech – ‘We need a Black United Front’ (5mins)
Muhammad Ali Speech – ‘No Vietnamese ever called me nigger’ (3mins)
Muhammad Ali/Michael Parkinson Interview 1971 –
Race relations in the USA (7mins)
ESPN – 40th Anniversary of Olympic ‘Black Power’ Salute –
Mexico Games 1968 (8mins) – Compare Cathy Freeman Flag
Documentary Trailer – ‘Salute’ (3mins)
1. With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, select TWO songs. Compare and contrast how effective these songs are in highlighting the struggle for Aboriginal rights and freedoms
2. With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, select TWO notable Aboriginal personalities (past or present). Compare and contrast how influential the contributions of these two personalities have been in the struggle for Aboriginal rights and freedoms.
3. With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, compare and contrast the 1968 'Black Power' Salute Olympic protest, witht he actions taken by Cathy Freeman at the 1994 Commonwealth Games and Damien Hooper at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Resources: Personalities: See links below.
Balck Power/Cathy Freeman/Damien Hooper:
The Guardian - The Man who raised a black power saluteat 1968 Olympic Games
BBC - On this day 17th October 1968
CNN - Apology urged for Australian Olympian in 1968 Balck Ppower Protest
NGA - Cathy Freeman 1994 Commonwealth Games
The conversation - Damien Hooper, the Aboriginal flag and the right to freedom of speech
ABC - Political Games
Midnight Oil : Beds are burning:
4. With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, explain why the Mabo Decision (1993) can be considered a momentus victory for the Aboriginal Land Rights movement.
5. With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, explain why Paul Keating's Redfern Speech (1993) and kevin Rudd's National Apology (2008) can be considered significant steps forward in the reconcilation process between indigenous and Non-indigenous Australians.
ABC - 80 Days that changed our lives : The Mabo Decision in the High Court
Herald Sun - mab's epic fight for land rights changed Australian Law & History
Reconciliation Australia - 20th Anniversary of Mabo
Redfern Speech/National Apology
SBS - 20 years on the redfern Park Speech
ABC - Refern marks Keating speech 20 years on
The Age - Sadly the Refern Speech is still the highwater mark for inclusion
Reconciliation Australia - National Apology Fact File
Reconciliation Australia - Quotes on the importance of the National Apology
ABC - Hug for Rudd on anniversary of apology
SBS - The Stolen Generations Apology Five Years On
6.With reference to detailed, relevant and accurate historical information, to what extent did the Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest achieve its aims?