Native American Influence On Australian Culture

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Studies have shown that the indigenous peoples of Australia were the first modern people to have migrated out of Africa. When the first Europeans started coming to Australia, the indigenous Australians didn 't know if they were either male or female, because of the clothing and wigs that the men wore. In the first week there were 1100 foreigners. It was a completely different change of lifestyle when they came. Also there was a disease that was wiping the indigenous people out (killing). The disease small pox was said to come from the North (Europeans view) and the facts point towards the Europeans having brought it over from Europe, and the indigenous people had no protection or immunity towards it. The people were scared and started fleeing to different parts of Australia, therefore spreading the disease further across the continent. That disease made for there to be many generations lost. The Europeans brought a ton of tools to help start building up a civilization. They also were showing the indigenous people their tools to make them more accepted, the indigenous people thought it was very interesting. The Europeans then started deforesting to start building a civilization, started using up tons of resources.…show more content…
Canada did not have any prior experience or exposure, nor any immunological defense from these diseases. The majority of slaves were not of African, but rather of Aboriginal origin. Native populations normally defeated war captives before the arrival of the French. Beginning in the 1670s, the French began to receive captives from their Aboriginal partners as tokens of friendship during commercial and diplomatic exchanges. The Illinois were notorious for the raids, which they led against nations to the southeast and from which they brought back captives. By the early eighteenth century, the practice of buying and selling these captives like merchandise was established. In the St. Lawrence Valley, slaves were in the service of the political and social elite. In various ways in different parts of Canada, Native life came to be lived in, around, and well beyond these reserves, but wherever one went, if one were a Native person, the reserves bore on what one could and could not do. They were fixed geographical points of reference, surrounded by clusters of permissions and inhibitions that affected most Native opportunities and movements. Once put in place, they had a long life. Only now more than a hundred years after most of them were laid out, and they perhaps breaking down somewhat. An Indian Reserve is a tract of land set aside under the Indian Act and

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