A black and white photo of an older Indigenous woman speaking into a large gramophone as a man watches.

Fanny Smith: The ‘genocide survivor’ whose voice will echo through the ages

For more than a century, it was claimed that the Aboriginal people of Tasmania—the Palawa—were “extinct.”

The British colonists and their descendants said they died with Truganini in 1876, who they labeled the last so-called “full blood”.


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