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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Tina Baum Interviewed by Jackie Huggins and Peter Read in 2000
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'Baum, a curator, talks about her family history; growing up in Darwin and memories of Cyclone Tracy and evacuation to Brisbane. She then discusses schooling in Darwin during the 1970s in particular the teaching of Australian history. Baum then talks about her work as an environmental officer at Jabiru for Ranger uranium; Bachelor of Science in Canberra; family life; work at National Museum of Australia and exhibits and planned projects. She then considers future career moves such as community liaison. Baum then discusses the Museum and its activities and role in society and the return of material to the Aboriginal communities such as the Edinburgh collection's return in June 2000.' (Interview summary)


  • Recorded on June 22, 2000 in Turner, A.C.T.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: National Library of Australia , 2000 .
      Extent: 195 minp.
      • Timed summary available (2 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 97 leaves)

      Series: Seven Years On : Continuing Life Histories of Aboriginal Leaders Oral History Project National Library of Australia (publisher), 1995 series - publisher interview 'A set of interviews with established or emerging leaders in the Australian Aboriginal community to initially discuss their background, current work, personal views on how and why Aboriginal affairs have changed in their lifetime, and future changes needed or expected. A series of follow-up interviews will be held at intervals of seven years to discuss changes in Aboriginal affairs in the intervening period, the impact of these changes personally and professsionally, how their views may have changed, and their expectations for the future.' Source: Libraries Australia (Sighted 13/12/2007).
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