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Lag | Meta | Aus on our lower ground floor features artworks, objects and stories that reflect the Torres Strait’s history and culture from the mythological past to the present.

A special culture 1:40

Erub Island elder Bully Saylor on the beauty and significance of his culture

Making a ghost-net dinghy 4:33

Artists based at Erub Erwer Meta Darnley Island Arts Centre on the Loyalty dinghy

30 May 2012

Mabo 20 years on: a celebration

Members of the community and politicians celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mabo High Court decision on 3 June 1992 which recognised that Eddie Koiki Mabo and others held native title to land on Murray Island (Mer) in the Torres Strait.
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Presenters: Leah Armstrong, Tom Calma, Samantha Faulkner, Rod Little, Gail Mabo, Jenny Macklin and Agnes Shea
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