Elijah Douglas from Doomadgee recently travelled to New York city to share his experience of teaching and preserving his Aboriginal culture with other Indigenous leaders from around the world at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Doomadgee is a community in the northwest of Queensland, around 630 kilometres by road to Mount Isa, and 140 kilometres east of the Northern Territory border.
Traditional Owners: Gangalidda and the Waanyi people
Population (ABS 2016 Census): 1405
For more information, see Gulf and North Queensland Regional Office.
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