Please be advised: this website may contain names, images and voices of people who are now deceased. Some material may include language or views from the period in which it was written/recorded that today we consider inappropriate or even offensive. The Western Australian Museum does not endorse this language of the past and apologises for any distress caused.
The usage of the term ‘Aboriginal’ within historical records is used to denote all peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. Across this website, the term ‘Aboriginal’ may also be taken to encompass those who identify as Torres Strait Islander.