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Created: December 2018
Papers of Roberta 'Bobbi' Sykes - poet, author and Indigenous rights activist. This collection contains speeches, correspondence, papers and articles, as well as many photographs and audio cassettes.
Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn7508675).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Roberta "Bobbi" Sykes, National Library of Australia, MS 10389, [class/series/file/item number]'.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the collection contains images and voices of people who have died.
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Incentive, achievement and community, Analysis of Black Viewpoints on issues relating to Black Australian Education, RS, presented to Harvard University, 1983
Famous Black Quotations; Three Negro Classics; The Great Migration; God is Black; Pan-Africanism and South America; Stone on Stone Poetry; Love Poems and other Revolutionary Actions; Breaking Ice; The Colour of Anger; Brazil Mixture or Massacre; Castro, the Blacks and Africa; Jamaican Song and Story; Shakespeare's Tragedies; The Harem Within; The Africans; Breaking Ice
Tape is mildewed. Conservation required; film smells strongly of vinegar
Photos largely unordered and most are not annotated; Aboriginal family, Tony Mundine boxer, Nimrod actors, Foundation for Aboriginal Affairs meeting, 1971, Aboriginal Community Aid centre, 1971, scenes of protest marches - Free Brockman, Gurindjis Land, Aboriginal people - Darwin, Woodenbong Aboriginal village, 1972; Corroboree Kids dancing, 1972; Athol Compton, 1969; Charles Perkins