"There is no greater sorrow on earth than the loss of one's native land." - Euripides 431 B.C.

Martyrs in The Struggle for Justice

A Gallery in Tribute to Important People in the Political Struggle for Aboriginal Rights

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William Cooper
1861 - 1941

William Fergusen
1882 - 1950

John (Jack) Patten
1904 - 1957

William (Bill) Onus
1906 - 1968

Bert Groves
1907 - 1970

Dooley Bin Bin
1896 - 1982

Pearl Gibbs
1901 - 1983

Don Brady
1927 - 1984

Fred Fogarty
1933 - 1985

Ken Brindle
1931 - 1987

Gladys Elphick
1904 - 1988

Doug Nicholls
1906 - 1988

Vincent Lingiari
1908 - 1988

Kevin Gilbert
1933 - 1992

Kath Walker (Oodgeroo)
1920 - 1993

Rob Riley
1954 - 1995

Margaret (Marge) Tucker
1904 - 1996

Eleanor Harding
1934 - 1996

Billy Craigie
1951 - 1998
Essie Coffey
1942 - 1998

"Mum Shirl" Smith
1925 - 1998

John Newfong
1943 - 1999

Charles Perkins
1936 - 2000

Bob Maza
1939 - 2000

Bruce McGuinness
1939 - 2003

Joe McGuinness
1914 - 2003

Judge Bob Bellear
1944 - 2005

Syd Jackson - Maori Warrior
1939 - 2007

Justine Saunders
1953 - 2007

Bobby McLeod
1947 - 2009
Chicka Dixon
Chicka Dixon
1928 - 2010

Roberta "Bobbi" Sykes
1943 - 2010

Russell Means - Indian Warrior
1939 - 2012

Isobel Coe
1951 - 2012


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