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Kirsten Thorpe Kirsten Thorpe i(A133980 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Worimi / Gadang / Kattang
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Kirsten Thorpe has been employed as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA) Project Officer at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Previously Kirsten was employed by State Records New South Wales as the Archivist-Aboriginal Liaison (1999-2009). Her work involved assisting Indigenous people to gain access to historical records held at state archives. She is a descendant of the Worimi people of Port Stephens New South Wales and is descended from the Manton, Feeneys and Newlins. Kirsten is a professional member of the Australian Society of Archivists and an Executive Member of the Indigenous Issues Special Interest Group (IISIG). Kirstin Thorpe has been a recipient of the Monash Indigenous Archives Scholarship and has studied for a Masters of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) Professional through the Faculty of Information Technology.

(McKemmish, Sue, et al. 'Australian Indigenous Knowledge and the Archives : Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Keeping.' Archives and Manuscripts 38.1 (May 2010): 28)

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