History implicates the Hann brothers in terrible frontier violence. No highway should be named in their honourFrank and William Hann are legends in the annals of North Queensland’s white colonial pastoral and settler history.About 1862, having originally landed in Victoria from Wiltshire, England, the brothers moved to the Burdekin River district of Queensland, the new frontier of pastoral expansion and violent dispossession of Indigenous landowners. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/postcolonial-blog/2019/sep/27/why-a-hann-highway-could-be-a-monument-to-indigenous-genocide
Author : Paul Daley
Publish date : 2019-09-27 00:11:09
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