Black Diggers

Black Diggers

by

Tom Wright

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Torres Strait Islanders Term Analysis

A distinctive group of Indigenous people who have lived for millennia on islands in the Torres Strait, the body of water separating Australia from New Guinea.
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Torres Strait Islanders Term Timeline in Black Diggers

The timeline below shows where the term Torres Strait Islanders appears in Black Diggers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...I,” in which a researcher for the play, Dr. David Williams, explains that “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were not considered citizens” at the beginning of World War One in 1914. They... (full context)