Torres Strait Islands

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This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics.   
 
This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics.   
  
 [http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/ Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies]
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 [http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/ Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies]  
  
 
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Family History Unit, offers assistance with tracing Indigenous heritage. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index is available online. There is a family history information kit available plus family history guides, Indigenous family history guides and other related services.  
 
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Family History Unit, offers assistance with tracing Indigenous heritage. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index is available online. There is a family history information kit available plus family history guides, Indigenous family history guides and other related services.  
  
[[Mura Gadi|Mura Gadi]]  
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[http://www.nla.gov.au/muragadi/ Mura Gadi]  
  
 
An online guide to manuscripts, pictures and oral histories relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders held in the National Library of Australia. There are online index searches, searches by region and links to digitized copies of the material if available.
 
An online guide to manuscripts, pictures and oral histories relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders held in the National Library of Australia. There are online index searches, searches by region and links to digitized copies of the material if available.

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The Torres Strait Islands are situated off the Cape York Peninsula. More than 100 islands make up the Torres Strait Islands, stretching from the peninsula north to the Papua New Guinea border.
 

Getting Started with Torres Strait Islands research

This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics. 

 Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Family History Unit, offers assistance with tracing Indigenous heritage. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index is available online. There is a family history information kit available plus family history guides, Indigenous family history guides and other related services.

Mura Gadi

An online guide to manuscripts, pictures and oral histories relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders held in the National Library of Australia. There are online index searches, searches by region and links to digitized copies of the material if available.

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