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Oral history in Geraldton

Posted: May 19th, 2015

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This National Reconciliation Week, Radio Mama will broadcast live from Geraldton Regional Library’s Aboriginal Oral History Morning on the 3rd of June. Embrace this opportunity to learn about local history and culture as local residents Graham Taylor, Charmaine Green and Joan Gray share their stories. You will hear about their respective experiences as a Vietnam veteran, a local artist and the daughter of a prominent author.

The event will run from 10am to 11:30 am and morning tea will be provided. To RSVP call 9956 6659 or email library@cgg.wa.gov.au. Also be sure to check out the Wajarri storytime at the library on May 28 and 29 from 9:30 to 10:30 am.

National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May to 3 June. To find out more about what’s happening near you visit reconciliation.org.au/nrw/

Help to write Geraldton’s history

Posted: October 16th, 2014

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Aboriginal people of the Geraldton area are invited to a community meeting at the Bundiyarra ACAC, hosted by the City of Greater Geraldton on Friday 24 October 10am-1pm. 

The next title in the popular Mid West Heritage Series, published by the Geraldton Regional Library, will be about the Aboriginal History of the Geraldton area. A Reference Group will be put together so that this booklet can be written in partnership with the community.

For any queries, please contact Nola Gregory (Aboriginal Community Development Officer), nolag@cgg.wa.gov.au, 9956 6600 or Trudi Cornish (Heritage Services Coordinator), trudic@cgg.wa.gov.au, 9956 6659.