Memorialising Captain Cook in lonely places

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Abstract

Along Australia’s eastern shores is an archipelago of sites associated with the four-month visit of Captain James Cook and the Endeavour in 1770. Cook first fell in with the coast on 19 April after his second-in-command, Zachary Hicks, sighted the lands of the Krauatungalang people of the Gunai nation. After staying on Dharawal and Guugu Yimithirr lands, he ended his Australian visit on 22 August with a ceremony of possession on an island inhabited by the Kaurareg, Gudang Yadhaykenu, Ankamuthi and others.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Specialist publicationInside Story
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2020

Keywords

  • Captain James Cook
  • memorialisation
  • monuments
  • Krauatungalang people
  • Gunai nation
  • Indigenous Australians
  • Australian history

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Memorialising Captain Cook in lonely places'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this