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Finding Common Ground. First International Indigenous Women's Conference : [poster]
Title : Finding Common Ground. First International Indigenous Women's Conference : [poster] Finding Common Ground. First International Indigenous Women's Conference : [poster]
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Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Date of creation : 1989
Format : Poster
Dimensions : 610 x 430 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Poster from the First International Indigenous Women's Conference, held in Adelaide in July 1989.

The conference was attended by delegates from all states and territories of Australia and 16 other countries including New Zealand, the United States, Samiland / Norway, Canada, Palestine and France.

The Conference Convenor and Chairperson was Joanne Willmot supported by the members of the Aboriginal Women's Working Party, Jackie Huggins, Sandra Saunders, Dot Davey, Marg Crosbie, Heather Brown, Jane Branford, Muriel Van Der Byl and Eva Johnson.

Two days of welcome ceremony, 7th - 8th July 1989 preceeded the conference during which 17 workshops were held; Women in the Arts, Indigenous lifestyles and living conditions, Tjilbuke Trail, Yuen Manda - Mornington Island, Torrens Strait Islanders Workshop, How do we define ourselves, Pitjantjatjara Women, Land Rights, Working with governments, Sovereignty, Education, Women studies in education, Employment, Women's multi-purpose centres, The Pitjanjatjara / Coober Pedy Women, Survival for our children, and Domestic violence / Women's Refuges. Each workshop made several recommedations published in the Conference Report.

Related names :

First International Indigenous Women's Conference
Willmot, Joanne
Huggins, Jackie
Saunders, Sandra
Davey, Dot
Crosbie, Marg
Brown, Heather
Branford, Jane
Van Der Byl, Muriel
Johnson, Eva


Coverage year : 1989
Further reading :
Read the proceedings of the conference as aPDF.
Finding common ground : First Indigenous Women's Conference, 7-18 July 1989, Adelaide, Australia : conference report
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