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Mabo is a name that's identified with a legal revolution in Australia.

But Mabo was not just a court case;
Eddie Mabo was a man - an obstinate, difficult and passionate human being, who was consumed with preserving the culture of a tiny island.

He was a man who had a vision for himself and his people; he felt his destiny, and theirs, were inseparable.

The High Court judgement in 1992, was the fulfilment of Eddie Mabo's lifelong work.
...an agitator...
Video
1962-1992
activism, resistance
The Legacy Of A Tiny Island
Topic
Jun, 3, 1992
High Court Decision, 03/06/1992, Mabo, Edward Koiki, native title
...He was determined...
Video
1980s-1991
activism, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family, Mabo, Gail, resistance
...I can speak English like any bloody white man...
Text
 
language, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Meriam Mer, Townsville, Whaleboat, Donald
The Reshaping Of National Identity
Topic
1992-
backlash, decolonisation, indigenous people, national identity, native title, reconciliation
Land Rights Stalled
Topic
1980s
land rights, Mabo judgement
Eddie Mabo - Linchpin
Topic
1986-89
Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family
Implications Of Mabo
Topic
 
Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, pastoral industry, political reaction
Black Activist
Topic
1972-1980
activism, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville, Townsville, Yumba Meta Housing Co-op
Defining Native Title
Topic
 
aboriginal law, land ownership, native title
Resistance
Topic
 
activism, land rights, land rights, resistance, strike, unionism
The Mabo Case
Topic
1982-1992
High Court of Australia, International law, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, terra nullius