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Cambridge Anthropological Expedition
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In 1898, two years after the Murray Island School became a registered state school, a team of seven scientists from Cambridge University visited the Torres Strait.

They spent seven months there, conducting most of their research on Mer, and on Mabuiag the mother island of western Torres Strait.

These British scholars, lead by Alfred Cort Haddon, produced the six volume "Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the Torres Straits".

They were very thorough and produced detailed archival material, which included maps, sketches, correspondence, even sound recordings and a short film.
Malo Dance
Topic
Sep, 19, 1995
ceremony, dancing, Las, Mabo, Benny, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, Mabo, Maiga, Malo dance, Malo's laws, Mer, Meriam culture, Murray Island, reburial, sacred
Malo Dance from Mabo film
Video
1995
ancestors, Las, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Malo dance, Malo's laws, reburial, sacred
The Best Of Two Cultures
Topic
1973-1985
Black Community School, cultural preservation, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Meriam culture, multiculturalism
Gardener At James Cook University
Topic
1967-1975
activism, Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, employment, James Cook University, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
Malo Dance 1967
Video
1967
dancing, Land Bilong Islanders, Las, Malo, Malo dance, Malo's laws, Meriam culture, sacred
The Malo-Bomai myth
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Las, Malo dance, Malo's laws, Malo-Bomai, Meriam culture, Meriam history, Papua New Guinea, sacred, Stars of Tagai, Torres Strait
Malo Ceremonial Dance 1898
Video
1898
Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, ceremony, Haddon, A.C., Land Bilong Islanders, Las, Malo dance, Malo's laws, Meriam culture
Malo ceremonial dance as drawn by A.C.Haddon
Image
1898
ceremony, Haddon, A.C., Malo's laws, Meriam culture, songs
...a passion for accuracy...
Image and Text
1888-1908
anthropology, Bruce, Jack, Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, Haddon, A.C., London Missionary Society, Mer, Torres Strait, Torres Strait Islanders
...No One to Help Me But You...
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1914
anthropology, Bruce, Jack, Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, Haddon, A.C., Mer
...their 'title deeds' to lands...
Image and Text
 
Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, dari, Gove, Gove Case, Haddon, A.C., head dresses, land ownership, Mabo Case, Mer, Yolgnu
E. K. Mabo and A.C. Haddon
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1967-1975
Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, gardening, Haddon, A.C., James Cook University, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
A Sacred Landscape
Topic
 
aboriginal property ownership, anthropology, Australia, clans, dispossession, kinship, land ownership, religion, sacred
Rehearsal of Malu songs at Las
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1898
anthropology, Cambridge Anthropological Expedition, Haddon, A.C., Las, Mer, Meriam history