File File 19 - Different cultures but one people : Meriba Kaimel - unity

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UQFL468-Series A-File 19


Different cultures but one people : Meriba Kaimel - unity


  • 1993 (Creation)

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Dr Jackie Huggins is a member of the Bidjara and Birri Gubba Juru peoples. She is an historian, author, educator and Aboriginal leader. After leaving school, Jackie Huggins worked at the Australian Broadcasting Commission and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs before commencing study at the University of Queensland. She graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons). She has been involved in many community, government and educational organisations at local, state and national levels, ranging from reconciliation and Aboriginal welfare forums to continuing appointments on editorial and performing arts boards. Huggins has written widely on issues of concern to Indigenous communities.

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Typescript draft, 3 leaves, giving an account of the Annual Dance Festival held on Thursday Island and education in the Torres Strait Islands; author unknown; undated by most likely 1993'; handwritten notes on the reverse of the last page, some in shorthand, possibly by Jackie Huggins. Photocopy of the 3 leaf draft with a map of the canoe trading routes in the Torees Strait Islands.

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  • English

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Box 1 Folder 11


Previously housed in Box 2 Folder 6

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Created, Linda Justo, 20-Sep-2023.




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  • Box: UQFL468 Box 1