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Ezra Jacobs - From Rottnest Prison to Wadjemup: a Journey of Healing

September 23 Perth Cultural Centre, State Library of WA: State Library Theatre

Ezra Jacobs - From Rottnest Prison to Wadjemup: a Journey of Healing

September 23 Perth Cultural Centre, State Library of WA: State Library Theatre

Noongar man Ezra Jacobs will discuss Wadjemup/Rottnest Islands' Aboriginal heritage, including traditional Whadjuk Noongar connections and the Islands colonial history of imprisonment for Aboriginal men and boys from 1838-1931. Ezra will share his experience as a young Whadjuk Noongar man to raise awareness of the deeper connection of Wadjemup’s Aboriginal culture and history with contemporary concepts of truth telling and healing. (Image - Native prisoners in the courtyard of Rottnest Island prison, c. 1883/6968B)

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