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Home in the Torres Strait

Discover stunning artworks, objects and stories that reflect the history and culture of the Torres Strait Islands, from the mythological past to the present. On show on the lower ground floor of First Australians.

Torres Strait Islander collection 8:47
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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