Black Diggers

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  • Title: Black Diggers
  • Author: Tom Wright
  • ISBN: 9781921390
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback
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    Who were the Black Diggers NITV Black diggers are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service personnel who fought for the wars Australia has taken part in, such as the Boer Wars, WWI and WWII, the Vietnam and Korean wars When WWI began, Indigenous military men and women were not permitted to Black Diggers Study Guide Literature Guide LitCharts Black Diggers focuses on the unlikely and largely forgotten intersection of two essential stories in Australian history Australian forces participation in World War One and the genocide and legally sanctioned discrimination against Indigenous Australians by white settlers. Black Diggers by Tom Wright Black Diggers book Read reviews from the world s largest community for readers One hundred years ago, in , a bullet from an assassin s gun in Sa Black Diggers by Tom Wright Plot Summary LitCharts Black Diggers opens with a number of scenes depicting Indigenous life before the war and future Indigenous soldiers reaction to its outbreak The audience watches a white Taxidermist save a young boy named Nigel from his parents fate murder at the hands of greedy white settlers in the remote Bellender Ker wilderness of Queensland.

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  • 609 Comments

  • Needed to do a display for my library on this book for our English department, as I didn t know anything about this book Was I surprised a great play written by Tom Wright about Aboriginal persons who served during the First World War A couple of very funny moments in among the pain of who these people were treated before and after the war When then they went to war this was one of the only time when they were treated as equals Loved the way it was written Well worth your while picking this book [...]


  • Sad,Truthful and meaningful.I sad look into our past and what Aboriginal people had to endure and stillDo today to a certain degree.


  • Interesting insight being a play was a little hard to read but good to know the history of the issue Year 12s are studying it this year



  • Told in the same fragmented manner that the mind of a person suffering from PTSD apparently operates in, this is a fairly obvious excursion through yet another episode of Australia s regrettable past treatment of its Indigenous People.If you are at all aware of Australia s attitude toward its Aboriginal people a century ago and, of course, recently , then there will be very little to surprise you here Very little.If you are completely unaware of this shameful past, then this play may raise your [...]


  • This is a recent play about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander soldiers during WWI I haven t seen the play, but by all accounts it s very impressive The reading experience is not quite as satisfactory It s by design very fragmentary and there s some nice writing, but I d need to see it on stage to see how it s all tied together The transitions between the micro scenes seem very important.


  • A single bullet in 1914 was the catalyst for a war on a scale the world had never seen Patriotic young men, with the hopes of the Australian nation behind them enlisted Among these men were hundreds of Indigenous Australians It is often the stories not told, the blank pages of history that can be the drivers of change Black Diggers seeks to bring to life the human experience of war The play allows its audience to critically reflect on history and the power of theatre Despite the oppression, the [...]


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