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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sunanda Creagh, Head of Digital Storytelling

Captain James Cook arrived in the Pacific 250 years ago, triggering British colonisation of the region. We’re asking researchers to reflect on what happened and how it shapes us today.

Click through below to explore Cook’s journey through the Pacific, his interactions with Indigenous peoples and how that journey led to Australia becoming a penal colony 18 years later.

You can see other stories in the series here.


ref. Explorer, navigator, coloniser: revisit Captain Cook’s legacy with the click of a mouse – https://theconversation.com/explorer-navigator-coloniser-revisit-captain-cooks-legacy-with-the-click-of-a-mouse-137390