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Aboriginal Family History

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Aboriginal Family History


The Local History Room has items pertaining to the history of the Aboriginal people of the Lower Murray, Encounter Bay, Lakes Alexandrina and Albert - including Ngarrindjeri, Ramindjeri, Yaraldi & Koorie placed at 305.8. Individual item call numbers are suffixed by the first 3 letters of the author's name.


To see what we have in our collection, please search our Library Catalogue using the search term 'Aboriginal Australians' with a location of 'History'. Adding 'South Australia' or 'Ngarrindjeri' will focus the search further.




State Library of South Australia website resources


The State Library of South Australia has an information page on Aboriginal Family History as well as Library Guides for the following areas:


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service


Aboriginal Australia - Mabo, Wik and Native Title


Aboriginal Australia - Referendums and Recognition


Aboriginal Australia - Stolen Generations


Aboriginal Languages


Aboriginal Literature


Aboriginal Missions in South Australia


David Unaipon


Maps of Aboriginal Australia


Mountford - Sheard Collection



     More information may be obtained from their Indigenous services and collections webpage.


    Other WBirths Death and Marriages Registers eb resources 


    Family History Unit of AISTSIS  (see also Tindale's Map)


    Memory of the world  


    Australian National Archives Bringing Them Home Name Index (Fact Sheet)




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