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Celebrating 25 years of Recognition

On Saturday 3 August, State Library of Queensland will be celebrating the 25th anniversary for national recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders with a White Gloves Experience, Curator’s Tour of Plantation Voices exhibition and an up close and personal curator and artist discussion. Celebrating 25 years of Recognition 11:00am – 2:00pm White Gloves Room Experience, … Read more

Sunshine Coast Community kicks off recognition celebrations

On the 22 June 2019 the Descendants of Australian South Sea Islanders Inc (DASSI) hosted a community event to celebration and acknowledge the upcoming 25th anniversary of the national recognition for Australian South Sea Islanders. It was a wonderful day with cultural singing, dancing, feasting and a historical re-enactment of the blackbirding of South Sea … Read more