The man on a mission to advance Indigenous knowledge

“It’s a long story,” says Professor Markham Rose through a patchy phone line from his home in Coburg, a multicultural suburb in Melbourne’s north, “but my father was a Stolen Generation kid, and he met my mother, who was non-Indigenous, and I was born in the mid-1950s, a dozen years before the referendum that finally gave me and other Aboriginal people citizenship rights.” 

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