Mabo, Eddie

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1936-06-29
Death 1992-01-21
AU

Biographical notes:

Torres Strait Islander, human rights, land rights activist. Principal plaintiff in the landmark High Court native title case, "Mabo and Others versus State of Queensland and the Commonwealth, 1982-1992.

From the description of Papers of Eddie Mabo [microform]. 1943-1992. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851373

Torres Strait Islander human rights and land rights activist. Principal plaintiff in the landmark High Court native title case, "Mabo and Others versus State of Queensland and the Commonwealth, 1982-92". Director, Townsville Black Community School, 1973-1983.

From the description of Papers of Eddie Mabo [manuscript]. 1943-1992. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225849646

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Constellation Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6st7wtd
Ark ID:
w6st7wtd
SNAC ID:
34085832

Subjects:

  • Torres Strait Islanders--Land tenure
  • Land tenure
  • Aboriginal Australians--Legal status, laws, etc
  • Aboriginal Australians--Land tenure
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians--Archives
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Native title (Australia)

Occupations:

  • Landowners
  • Human rights workers

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia--Queensland (as recorded)