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Eddie Koiki Mabo Timeline

Accompanying website for the Eddie Koiki Mabo Timeline inside the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library, James Cook University

May 21 2008

Gail Mabo & VC Sandra Harding Gail Mabo and JCU VC Sandra Harding with Koiki’s memorial on the Townsville campus of JCU
© Photographer Brian Cassey
Gracelyn Smallwood, traditional owner at re-naming ceremony Bindal Traditional Owner, Gracelyn Smallwood welcomes guests to country at re-naming ceremony 2008
© Rob Parsons / Through The Looking Glass Studio 2008
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Gail Mabo speaking at re-naming ceremony Gail Mabo speaking at re-naming ceremony
© Rob Parsons / Through The Looking Glass Studio 2008
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Honoured guests official re-name library Honoured guests officially re-name the Townsville Library, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library. Pictured from left: Former Chancellor, Lt Gen Dr John Grey AC, JCU VC Sandra Harding, Gail Mabo, Hon Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Bonita Mabo.
© Rob Parsons / Through The Looking Glass Studio 2008
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Unveiling plaque Plaque officially naming the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library
© Rob Parsons / Through The Looking Glass Studio 2008
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Dancers at re-naming ceremony Dancers Ses Bero and George Dow perform at the re-naming ceremony
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Honoured guests official re-name libraryHeather Gordon - Director, Library & Information Services, Gail Mabo, James Birrell, and JCU Vice Chancellor & President Sandra Harding pictured outside the newly-named Eddie Koiki Mabo Library
© Rob Parsons / Through The Looking Glass Studio 2008
Image courtesy of JCU

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