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11-November-2020
11-November-2020

Photographs supplied by Stephen Warren

The monument commemorates Doris May Graham (1912 - 2004), a Kaurna Elder for her work towards reconcilliation.

Doris and her husband Cecil Wallace Graham wrote "As we’ve known it: 1911 to the present", published by the Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education Unit (ASTEC), Underdale, in 1987. It is an autobiographical account of life at the Point Pearce Mission.

Location

Address:King William Drive, Elder Park, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.919194
Long: 138.597131
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2006
Front Inscription

Trust was the start of it, Joy was part of it, Love is the heart of it.

Plaque :

Doris May Graham
(nee Edwards)

1912–2004

Doris Graham was proud of her Aboriginal heritage and confident of the contribution she and her family could make to our community.

Doris and her husband Cecil has 15 children whose families carry on this legacy.

Source: MA
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