Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere Discussed in Two Excellent Podcasts

  Roy Hay's book Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere has been an opening to many discussions about Australian sport and the underappreciated and forgotten Aboriginal sporting stars that contributed to the sport in the nineteenth century. Two such discussions are from the podcasts 'Rugby Reloaded' and … Continue reading Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere Discussed in Two Excellent Podcasts

Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

"One of the great moments in footy for me was Michael Long’s scintillating, and brilliant charge through the centre of the MCG to sensationally kick the first goal of the 1993 Grand Final against Carlton. As one, to a deafening roar from the crowd, the Essendon supporters rose, not only to cheer the audacity of this … Continue reading Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

Book of the Month July 2019: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere 

Our July ‘Book of the Month’ is Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay. This book will revolutionise the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football and cricket in the second half of the nineteenth century. Exploring the emergence and the suppression of their sporting talent, … Continue reading Book of the Month July 2019: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere