Tracing Ancestors

Recorded on 6 July 2021

Do you want to trace your family history, but don’t know where to start? The State Library of NSW has a wealth of material for people engaged in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research. 

Tracing Ancestors is a family history research presentation run by Melissa Jackson from the Library’s Indigenous Engagement team. It outlines resources and strategies that may assist you in your research, including:  

  • techniques for searching the Library’s collections    
  • discussion of significant collections held at the Library relating to Aboriginal family history  
  • tips for using other important resources for Aboriginal family history research.   

Tracing Ancestors includes a Q&A session with Melissa.