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A shared history

Encounters

Caution: This exhibition and website includes images and names of deceased people that may cause distress to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Botany Bay

Dharawal elder Shayne Williams discusses his early life on the La Perouse mission in Sydney, how he feels seeing the Gweagal shield returned to Australia for display in the Encounters exhibition, and the importance of preserving national treasures.