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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

My father Eddie Mabo

Gail Mabo shares intimate stories and insights about her father, Eddie Koiki Mabo.

Gail Mabo is recognised internationally as an artist, dancer, writer and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights and culture. Her ability to share and educate wider Australia – and the world – about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures is highly valued. In her own way, Gail continues her father’s work, inspiring the world through the beauty and value of Torres Strait Islander culture.

We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.Acknowledgement of Country