Australian Indigenous Index (INFOKOORI) to Koori Mail & earlier newspapers

The Australian Indigenous Index or INFOKOORI is a State Library of NSW index to the Koori Mail: the fortnightly national indigenous newspaper, published in Lismore, NSW, since May 1991, that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia. INFOKOORI is also an index to biographical information from other periodicals held by the NSW State Library including: Our aim : a monthly record of the Aborigines' Inland Mission of Australia. (19071961), Dawn : a magazine for the Aboriginal people of N.S.W. (19521969), New Dawn (19701975) and Identity: Aboriginal Publications Foundation (19711982). Full-text versions of Dawn and New Dawn are available from AIATSIS. Published by the NSW Aborigines Welfare Board, they contain family history information such as births, deaths, and marriages, and hundreds of photographs. They also contain articles about conditions and activities on reserves, stations, homes and schools in NSW. Historical information about Aboriginal people and communities is also being added from other newspapers published in NSW that are held by the NSW State Library, such as the Armidale Express, the Dubbo Dispatch and Wellington Independent, the Australian Evangel, Today, the Daily Examiner (Grafton) and the North-western Watchman (Coonabarabran).

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