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This is where they travelled

This is where they travelled

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This is where they travelled profiles the lives of a number of Aboriginal people who lived around the coastal part of Sydney between the early 1800s and the 1930s. To outsiders, these people seemed to have lost the ‘authentic’ Aboriginality of their ancestors. Their travels tell a very different story. Aboriginal people continued to move, marry and live almost exclusively within areas to which they were connected by ancestry. Their lives changed as the city grew, but these connections continued to have meaning, and were passed down through the generations. 

This exhibition explores the pattern of their settlements, marriages and movements up and down the coast, reflecting the constant rhythm that connects past and present.

How to see the exhibition 
Visit the Reconciliation Wall exhibition space at the Parliament of NSW on weekdays, 9am-5pm. This is where they travellewill be on display from the start of National Reconciliation Week (27 May) until Thursday 29 July.

Interested in exhibiting at Parliament?

Learn about our exhibition spaces and how to apply to have your works displayed on our information page here.