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The art of cutting stone: Aboriginal convict labour in 19th-century New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land
Kristyn Harman, University of Tasmania
Indigenous Participation in Australian Economies conference, 9 November 2009
In the first half of the 19th century, at least sixty Aboriginal men from New South Wales were transported as convicts. Kristyn Harman discusses their labours within the convict system, the rationale for putting them to work, and the outcomes.