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Content tagged with Torres Strait Islander flag

Steady Steady Seaman Dan

A lot has been said about the much loved and highly respected Seaman Dan from the Torres Strait Islands in North Queensland, but when he strikes a...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Torres Strait Islander flag

Torres Strait Islander flag temporary tattoos. Photo: AIATSIS The Torres Strait Islander flag was created as a symbol of unity and identity...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Bernard Namok

Bernard Namok Jr with the Torres Strait Islander flag. Photo courtesy of Bernard Namok Jr The Torres Strait Islander flag was designed by...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

AIATSIS acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, culture and community.

We pay our respects to elders past and present.

Content tagged with Torres Strait Islander flag | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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