1993: Death of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Aboriginal poet, activist and artist

Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker) was born Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska, on Minjerribah (the Stradbroke Island). She was a poet, political activist, artist and educator. Oodgeroo Noonuccal means Oodgeroo of the tribe Nunuccal. Oodgeroo was a strong promoter of Aboriginal culture and a campaigner for indigenous rights. As the Australian Women's Register explains: "Oodgeroo's work has… Read More »1993: Death of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Aboriginal poet, activist and artist

1993: Death of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Aboriginal poet, activist and artist

Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker) was born Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska, on Minjerribah (the Stradbroke Island). She was a poet, political activist, artist and educator. Oodgeroo Noonuccal means Oodgeroo of the tribe Nunuccal. Oodgeroo was a strong promoter of Aboriginal culture and a campaigner for indigenous rights. As the Australian Women's Register explains: "Oodgeroo's work has… Read More »1993: Death of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Aboriginal poet, activist and artist