Michelle Langley, Griffith University and Geoffrey Clark, Australian National University Four small artefacts found on the island of Tongatapu, Tonga are among the earliest tattooing equipment known. Two have been … Continue Reading World’s Oldest Tattooist’s Toolkit Found in Tonga Contains Implements Made of Human Bone
Researchers, including Australian maritime archaeologists, believe they have found Captain Cook’s historic ship HMB Endeavour in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island. An official announcement will be made on Friday.
In 19th century Queensland, the Native Mounted Police were responsible for “dispersing” (a euphemism for systematic killing) Aboriginal people. This government-funded paramilitary force operated from 1849 (prior to Queensland’s separation … Continue Reading How Unearthing Queensland’s ‘Native Police’ Camps Gives Us a Window Onto Colonial Violence