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Edward Koiki Mabo: His Life and Struggle for Land Rights

Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement. Tragically, Mabo died just months before the historic High Court native-title decision that destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius. Originally published by UQP in 1996, this new edition has been updated by Mabo's long-time friend, historian Noel Loos. New photographs and a preface by esteemed film director Rachel Perkins give this book the new life it deserves.

Author Bio:

Noel Loos has published widely on indigenous history and politics, including: Invasion and Resistance; Aboriginal-European Relations on the North Queensland Frontier 1861-1897; Succeeding Against the odds: Townsville's Aboriginal and Islander Teacher Education Program; and Indigenous Minorities and Education: Australian and Japanese Perspectives of their Indigenous Peoples, the Ainu, Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.

Edward Koiki Mabo: His Life and Struggle for Land Rights

Author: Noel Loos

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