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.

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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.