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Digital Audio Tape Recording - Interview with Alick & Merle Jackomos, East Kew, Victoria, 6 Oct 1998 Audiovisual Reg. No: HT 9926

Summary:
Interview with Alick and Merle Jackomos discussing Alick's Greek heritage and the migration to Australia of his family. Alick and Merle also talk about their "cross cultural" marriage and experiences of sharing their Greek and Aboriginal cultures.

Alick Jackomos' family began to immigrate to Australia from the Greek island of Kastellorizo at the turn of the century. Alick was born in Carlton, he married Merle Morgan, of the Yorta Yorta people in 1951. Together, Alick and Merle have been very involved campaigning for Aboriginal rights.
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2 Digital audio tapes
Description Of Content:
Oral History interview with Alick and Merle Jackomos about Alick's Greek heritage and the migration to Australia of his family. Alick and Merle also talk about their "cross cultural" marriage and experiences of sharing their Greek and Aboriginal cultures. First half of interview involves Alick's migration story, second half of the interview is about Merle and Alick together.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: cultural identity, cultural traditions, immigration, immigrant voyages, cultural maintenance, greek communities, greek immigration, aboriginal people, indigenous activism, cultural awareness, indigenous issues
Themes this item is part of: Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: oral histories
Format: Digital Audio Tape Recording; DAT Cassette
Place & Date Recorded: East Kew, Victoria, Australia, 06 Oct 1998
Interviewer: Marianna Auliciems - Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, East Kew, Victoria, Australia, 06 Oct 1998
Interviewer: Mark Grist - Museum of Victoria Anthropology Department, East Kew, Victoria, Australia, 06 Oct 1998
Interviewee: Alick Jackomos, East Kew, Victoria, Australia, 06 Oct 1998
Interviewee: Merle Jackomos, East Kew, Victoria, Australia, 6 Oct 1998
Place Named: Kastellorizo, Greece
Place Named: Cummeragunja, New South Wales, Australia
Place Named: Echuca, Victoria, Australia
Place Named: Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Place Named: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

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