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Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors

Fri 28 October at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors will introduce participants to the State Library NSW diverse family history collections.  Melissa Jackson is a First Nations family history specialist whose expertise is in the areas of language enquiries and material, cultural consultation and First Nations family history.  First Nations people are encouraged and anyone wanting to know how to trace mob to attend the free workshop at the Hotel Canobolas, 248 Summer Street, Orange (opposite Robertson Park) on Friday 28 October commencing at 11.00am – 2.00pm, lunch will be provided.


Fri 28 October
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Local government area
Heritage, Aboriginal culture
Event contact details (phone/ email)


The Hotel Canobolas, Orange
248 Summer Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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