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Black War: The Destruction of the Tasmanian Aborigines

To many, the mention of Tasmania evokes humorous recollections of the Tasmanian devil--the voracious marsupial popularized in American cartoons. Tasmania is an island slightly larger in size than West Virginia and is found two-hundred miles off Australia's southeast coast. The aboriginal inhabitants of the island were Black people that probably went there by crossing an ancient land bridge that connected Tasmania to the continent of Australia.