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Truganini was a defiant, strong and enduring individual even to her last breath.
Despite witnessing the most horrific crimes against humanity, Truganini believed the only way to fight against white invaders was to learn their ways in order to gain empathy.
As a strong advocate for Indigenous women and non-Indigenous women alike, Gladys Elphick has helped every woman take up the fight for equality and justice.
It comes in a variety of colours from pale yellow to dark reddish-brown.She is a symbol of the survival of the Tasmanian Aboriginals and her life epitomises the story of European invasion.As a young girl, she was taught her culture but when Aboriginal life was disrupted by European invasion this changed her forever.Ochres from western Arnhem Land Ochres give a rich warm colour to contemporary artworks from the Western Desert, Kimberley and Arnhem Land.The surfaces it was used on varied widely from rock, wood and bark to the skin of participants in ceremonies.