This is a brief reflective documentary that introduces viewers to Australia’s Muslim Cameleers.
The Muslims from Makassar (South Sulawesi) had been visiting Australia’s north since the 1600s. The harmonious contact between the Makassans and the Aboriginals brought about mutual benefits as well as ongoing friendships.
Matthew Flinders is one of the most famous navigators in Australia’s history. But, how many Australians are aware of his encounter with Muslims in Australian waters?
by Abdul Shaheed Drew It is Allah who subjected to you the sea so that ships may sail upon it by His command and that you may seek of His bounty; and […]
by Abdul Shaheed Drew Before British Colonization. Growing up in Australia, the school curriculum teaches us that the Englishman Captain James Cook discovered Australia in 1770 (or at least it was the […]