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Eddie Mabo collection of tape recordings [sound recording]
Bib ID 2778655
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Mabo, Edward, 1936-1992, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Open access for Series 1, 3 & 4; Series 2 access closed. 
Description 1981-1992 
8 sound cassettes (ca. 720 min.) 
Full contents SERIES 1, Koiki Mabo life story / recorded by Noel Loos (4 sound cassettes, 1984). SERIES 2, Koiki Mabo sings and talks / interviewer unknown (1 sound cassette, no date). SERIES 3, Land rights and the future of Australian race relations : conference held at James Cook University, Townsville on 29-30 Aug. 1981 (2 sound cassettes, 1981). SERIES 4, Lecture for the Race and Culture course at Townsville College of Advanced Education / Eddie Mabo (1 sound cassette, no date). 
Biography/History

Eddie Koiki Mabo was a Torres Straits Islander human rights and indigenous land rights activist, previously a teacher and later Director of Townsville Black Community School, 1973-1983. Principal plaintiff in the landmark High Court Native Title case "Mabo and Others versus State of Queensland and the Commonwealth, 1982-1992".

Notes

Sound recording component of the Eddie Mabo Papers.

Interviewers, Noel Loos and others.

Digital master; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Related Material Eddie Mabo papers held in NLA Manuscripts Section (MS 8822). 
Subjects Mabo, Edward, - 1936-1992 - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure - Law and legislation.  |  Political activists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure - Government policy.  |  Australia - Race relations - 20th century.
Other authors/contributors Loos, Noel, Interviewer

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