Day of Mourning 1938

Protest held on the sesquicentenary of the founding of Sydney, to highlight the Aboriginal suffering that resulted from the European invasion.

Milestone
Date of event
26 Jan 1938
Type

Day of Mourning 1938

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2008

Attended by Aboriginal activists from all over Australia, the Day of Mourning was the first national Aboriginal civil rights gathering.