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Unformatted text preview: Abor i gi na l /Settl er Rel a ti ons Humanitarian Conquest: rule of law governing nations Ethnocentrism Racial, cultural superiority Aborigines lacked "real society" Social Darwinism Christianity A "two-tiered" humanity Internal Colonialism First Contact 1788 Terra nullius Genocide: "The Killing Times" Humanitarian protests 1930s Fears of Social Darwinism Reserves and settlements Assimilation 1930s-1970s Aboriginal Protection Act - 1931 "breeding out" equality with white Australians? (Limited) Self-determination since 1970s Outstations Protests against mining & development Northern Territory Land Rights Act, 1976 1978 Law protecting Dreaming sites Gover nment pol i ci es 1850s"Protection and Uplift" ...
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- Indigenous Australians, /Settl er Rel, Gover nment pol