How have Aboriginal cultures and heritage survived colonisation? : quiz n° 2

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Quiz
Classe(s) : 1re Générale - 1re ST2S - 1re STI2D - 1re STL - 1re STMG - Tle Générale - Tle ST2S - Tle STI2D ... | Thème(s) : Territory and memory

How have Aboriginal cultures and heritage survived colonisation? : quiz n° 2

Cochez les affirmations vraies.

  • a. Nobody lived in Australia before 1788.
  • b. British colonisation started in the 17th century in Australia.
  • c. The British settlers took the Aboriginals' land.
  • d. The land is part of Aborigines' culture and identity
  • e. Some Aboriginal children were forcibly separated from their family due to assimilation policies.
  • f. The Australian government refused to recognise its wrongs.
 Réponse(s) 

Proposition a is false: about 400 Aboriginal clans lived in Australia before British invasion (probably between 315,000 and 750,000 people).

Proposition b is false: colonisation started in 1788, at the end of the 18th century.

Proposition f is false: the Australian authorities eventually apologised to the Aboriginal people… but it took them more than two centuries.