Greetings from Wadjemup: Hidden Aboriginal Heritage on the Island of ‘Simple Pleasures’
This podcast discusses a disturbing hidden history of Wadjemup, or Rottnest Island – its use as an Aboriginal prison between 1838 and 1931.
Why is the history of this prison so hard to find? And why is it important that we acknowledge it?
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This podcast acknowledges the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional owners of Wadjemup.
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