Researching Aboriginal Family History

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This workshop will provide an overview of the resources available and how they can help you with your Aboriginal Family History

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Tracing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family histories poses a unique set of challenges.

Join Jenny Bates from the Koori Heritage Trust online for this introduction to researching Aboriginal family history.

This workshop will provide an overview of the three organisations, resources and how they can help:

• Koorie Heritage Trust - Koorie Family History Service

• State Library of Victoria - Koorie Heritage Unit

• Public Records Office of Victoria - Koorie Records Unit

Other topics covered will include:

• How to get started

• Tips on staying organised

• Overview of what useful records are available

• Researching names & places

• Access conditions of records

We're very privileged to have Jenny Bates expertise at this special event.

Hosted by Peter Webster from Kirrip House, Melton.

Co-sponsored by: Melton Libraries, Goldfields Libraries, Wyndham Libraries, Yarra Libraries and Yarra Plenty Library Service, Darebin Library Service, Mildura Rural Libraries, Prahran Mechanics Institute, Moonee Valley Libraries, Eastern Regional Libraries, Public Records Office of Victoria and National Archives of Australia - Koorie Records Unit.

Please contact the Adult Programs Team at Wyndham City Libraries on (03) 8734 2600 if you have any access requirements to participate in this session.

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