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Special Convict SIG guest speakerConvict Bonnet

Dr Christina Henri will be the guest speaker at the WAGS Convict Group AGM meeting on Sunday 13 April 2014; the topic is "Pride in our History".

This is one talk not to be missed - we are expecting a great roll up for this special Event, so please register on the WAGS Event Calendar item - Log in & go to bottom of the event page to register.

Dr Henri is well known for her work with the Roses from the Heart project to make bonnets for each of the 25,266 women who were transported to Australia, and with the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site where she is Artist in Residence.

Click the following links for more information: Roses from the Heart Facebook page  &  Cascades Female Factory Facebook page 

We are priveledged to have Dr Henri in Western Australia, and for her to take the time to speak at WAGS is a great opportunity for our members to hear from a terrific advocate for the women convicts, who not suffered greatly in their journey, but once they arrived in the colonies as well.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014 22:27

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