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The English were hostile to most of the natives near their colonies. However, I can't seem to find any evidence as to whether or not the Aborigines partook in any battle against British colonists in Australia. Was there any MAJOR coordinated conflict between the two peoples?

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  • Do you mean battle as in a coordinated conflict, or a battle as in any conflict? The question title/body should be synchronised to one or other meanings. – LateralFractal Oct 29 '13 at 22:31
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    @SamuelRussell The question as worded is probably covered (with some digging) in the Wikipedia article cited. But the question almost but not quite touches on a much more interesting vein of enquiry: The Australian History Wars regarding the level and nature of the conflict. – LateralFractal Oct 30 '13 at 12:28
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    So I'm upvoting this one if simply because the current en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_frontier_wars article doesn't go out of its way to highlight if any major coordinated conflicts occurred and which, when and where they were. Of course on the flipside - does the very Eurocentric idea of "major conflict" render the question subjective? I'm sure the natives considered it major regardless of set piece battles. – LateralFractal Oct 30 '13 at 12:33
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    Cannot support re-open without evidence of preliminary research – MCW Mar 10 at 15:27