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Scratch that Kitsch

Talking Deadly / Out of the Vaults - 8 July 2021

Scratch that Kitsch

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In this talk, Melissa Jackson examines some of the oldest kitsch representations of Aboriginal people in the Library’s collections.   

Kitsch representations of Aboriginal people are often thought of as something that starts in the 1950s, but in this talk, Melissa Jackson (Bundjalung), Librarian, Indigenous Engagement will look at some of the older objects in the Library's collections and the stories they still have to tell.