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Alice Te Punga Somerville

Re-framing Indigenous biography conference

Thursday 15 November 2018
Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe
Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe, 1992 (printed 2009) George Fetting. © George Fetting/Copyright Agency, 2021

The Portrait Gallery is hosting a public lecture on Pacific biography by Associate Professor Alice Te Punga Somerville from The University of Waikato. Alice’s lecture Te Rangihiroa, Oodgeroo, Te Hurinui, Hamuera and me: Indigenous biographies without borders will mark the opening of a new, biographically focused rehang of Gallery 3.

Talk at 5pm, followed by drinks at 6pm.

Conference tickets and more information at the Re-framing Indigenous biography conference website.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

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