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Eddie Mabo - Linchpin
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The shock and sadness caused by Eddie Mabo's death was intensified by its timing.

For 10 years his passion, intelligence and commitment had driven the case forward; from its beginning through to the final arguments put to the High Court.

The claim could have not been pursued without him.
Australian of the Year
Newspaper
Jan, 26, 1993
determinations, High Court Decision, 03/06/1992, High Court of Australia
Activist
Topic
1962-1992
activism, human rights, indigenous rights, Mabo, Edward Koiki, politics, Torres Strait, Townsville
Bakir Auski - Tombstone Opening 1995
Topic
Jun, 3, 1995
Bakir Auski, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, mourning, tombstone, tombstone unveiling, Townsville
Benny & Maiga's Son
Topic
Jan, 2, 1992
Brisbane, cancer, death, diaries, inheritance, Mabo, Benny, Mabo, Eddie Jnr., Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo, Maiga
Buried In Townsville
Topic
Feb, 1, 1992
burial, Las, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, Townsville
Desecration
Topic
Jun, 3, 1995
backlash, desecration, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, tombstone, Townsville
Koiki's Wish Fulfilled
Topic
Sep, 18, 1995
ancestors, Las, Mabo, Benny, Mabo, Edward Koiki, reburial, tombstone
Eddie Mabo's Evidence & The Hearsay Hurdle
Topic
Feb, 1987
evidence, hearsay, Mabo, Edward Koiki, oral evidence, oral tradition, plaintiffs
...Trying to get him...
Text
 
Keon-Cohen, Bryan, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, McIntyre, Greg, Queensland
Take Him Back To Mer
Topic
1995
desecration, Las, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mer, Townsville
The Leading Plaintiff
Topic
 
Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, plaintiffs
The Plaintiffs
Topic
1982
claim, High Court of Australia, Mabo Case, Murray Islanders, plaintiffs, Supreme Court of Queensland
Tragedy & Victory
Topic
1992
Eddie Mabo's Death, 21/01/1992, High Court victory, Mabo judgement
Visionary
Topic
 
activism, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki
Legacy of Eddie Mabo
Newspaper
Jan, 26, 1993
High Court judgement, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo judgement, reconciliation