One question was persistently asked by inquisitive Europeans who made early visits to Australia, Where, they asked, did the dark Tasmanians come from? The question, perplexing today, was even more perplexing then. The Tasmanians seemed so different in appearance from the aboriginals on the Australian mainland that different sources had to be supposed for the two peoples.
KeywordsAndaman Islander Australian Aboriginal Primitive People Madras Coast Physical Resemblance
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