Indigenous Oral Histories – An RAHS/Oral History NSW joint seminar

Indigenous OralFrom community-driven and university-based projects, to the collecting initiatives of libraries, archives and museums, the oral history work being undertaken with Indigenous communities across Australia is extensive.

In this seminar, you’ll hear from Associate Professor Heidi Norman, who has expertise in conducting research about Aboriginal land rights, Dr. Dino Hodge, an activist and academic renowned for his explorations of Indigenous Australian queer histories, and archivist Kirsten Thorpe, who leads the Indigenous Services team at the State Library of NSW. The session will be chaired by Kate Waters – an experienced professional historian with expertise in ethical approaches to conducting oral history interviews with Aboriginal communities.

Drawing on the speakers’ diverse experiences, this seminar is for anyone interested in oral history work with members of Indigenous communities.

Book online via the Oral History NSW website.

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