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.
The Shaping of the Modern Muslim World – Dr. Yasir Qadhi and Dr. Nabil Bayakli discuss the history of Palestine, 1914-Present day.
In this lecture, Dr Yasir Qadhi goes over the historical events prior to the build up of World War One, how the Ottoman Caliphate was drawn into the Great War siding with Germany and the eventual […]
Known in Australia as ‘Afghans’, the cameleers came mainly from the arid hills and plains of Baluchistan, Afghanistan and the north-west of British India (today’s Pakistan). The cameleers belonged to four main […]
How did 1000-year-old African coins from the former Kilwa sultanate end up on a remote beach on an island off the northern coast of Australia?
Two cultures who met to trade and exchange commerce, two cultures that showed mutual respect and understanding of each others values, language, customs and laws. Two cultures that sustained a co equal […]
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 […]