PhD student seeks Indigenous voices hidden in Queensland history

An Indigenous USC PhD student is taking on the complex task of bringing to light the history of Queensland’s First Nations people that has been hidden in state archives in a bid to amplify their voices in historical narratives.

Congratulations to Butchulla woman Rose Barrowcliffe, who has been appointed as the Queensland State Archives’ inaugural First Nations Archive Advisor – a great opportunity to amplify Indigenous voices in historical narratives. A well-deserved appointment!

“I’m excited that my home state recognises the important role that archives have to play in truth-telling,” Ms Barrowcliffe said. Read more. 

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