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A Tasmanian Requiem is a musical reckoning, and a pathway to reconciliation


Harman, K and Philpott, C, A Tasmanian Requiem is a musical reckoning, and a pathway to reconciliation, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 24 April 2018 (2018) [Magazine Article]

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On December 26, 1847, a small group of Aboriginal people sat in the Lieutenant-Governorís box at Hobartís Theatre Royal watching a new pantomime. A local newspaper reported how "the natives Ö seemed gratified at their first public introduction to society in a place of amusement". The Aboriginal spectators commanded as much, if not more, public attention than the performance itself.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:history, Australia
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Harman, K (Associate Professor Kristyn Harman)
UTAS Author:Philpott, C (Dr Carolyn Philpott)
ID Code:125629
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-04-26
Last Modified:2018-04-26

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