Blue Water Empire

July 2019
56:00

Season 1, Episode 3

3.0 3 x
After the collapse of pearling, many Torres Strait Islanders are forced to migrate to the mainland for work. Legendary leaders like Eddie Koiki Mabo and George Mye take huge strides returning autonomy to the people. (Final)
51:00

Season 1, Episode 2

4.0 5 x
The pearling boom brings thousands of strangers to the region and has a profound economic and cultural impact on the Torres Strait. Missionaries introduce Christianity which affect traditional language, dance and tradition.
June 2019
51:00

Season 1, Episode 1

3.0 10 x
An introduction to the Torres Straits and a fascinating exploration of the concepts that shaped Torres Strait Islander culture and custom before white settlement.
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