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Digital Image - Bul Bulkoch & Friends, Footscray City College, 2001 Image Reg. No: MM 123292

Summary:
Colour digital image of Bul Bulkoch and friends, Footscray City College, 2001.

Bul Bulkoch was born in southern Sudan in 1983 in the same year the war in Sudan began. Bul and his family fled Sudan trekking through Ethiopia, back to Sudan and finally to Kenya, residing in refugee camps until finally successfully gaining acceptance to Australia as refugees. Bul was 13 when he arrived in Australia in 1996 with his parents, younger sister and brothers. When he arrived at Melbourne International Airport, he had only the clothes he was wearing. As an Australian teenager, Bul played basketball, made many friends, and completed his secondary education at Footscray City College. He went on to complete his university engineering degree and now works for Rio Tinto in Western Australia as a mining engineer and planner.
Description Of Content:
Colour photograph of group of ten male teenagers in an outdoor setting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Bul Bulkoch, 2012
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: refugees, migration settlement, youth, sudanese communities
Themes this item is part of: Bul Bulkoch, Sudanese Migrant, 1996, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: group portraits
Format: Digital Photograph: Colour
Person Depicted: Mr Bul Bulkoch, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 2001
Photographer: Vicki Jones, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 2001

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