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Views Read Edit View history. She went to school in Yarrabah, and later studied teaching at the South Australian College of Advanced Educationwhere she first obtained a Diploma in Teaching.
The lands in the Cairns suburb of Woree, close to Admiralty Island and Trinity Inlet, were the principal traditional camping grounds of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji people. Marrie was born and raised in Yarrabah, Queensland an Aboriginal community approx 7 km south-east of Cairns the eldest daughter of Henry Fourmile aka Queballum — cyclone grandson to the Yidinji warrior Ye-i-nie Aboriginal Peace Maker and "King" of Cairns.
SinceMarrie moved her focus back towards Cairns, first working as the Christensenfund's North Australian Program Officer assisting that philanthropic organisation distribute grants and funds to help promote, sustain, and encourage indigenous biocultural diversity across Australia's north including the Cairns region and now working as an associate professor at the Central Queensland University's Cairns campus.
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Henrietta Marrie. Yarrabah, Queensland.
Queensland Government. Fourmile has been involved in extensive research in the areas of Aboriginal cultural heritage and museums, the politics of Aboriginal heritage and the arts and recently the area of Aborigines and cultural tourism. Add links. Wikimedia Commons.
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Henrietta Fourmile Yarrabah, Queensland. Central Queensland University. She is an advocate for the rights of her own Gimuy Walubarra Yidinji families, as well as for the cultural rights of indigenous peoples nationally and internationally.
She is an Aboriginal Australian from the Yidinji tribedirectly descended from Ye-i-nie, an Aboriginal leader in the Cairns region. Inthe Queensland Government awarded Ye-i-nie with a king plate in recognition of his local status as a ificant Walubara Yidinji leader.
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Archived from the original on 11 December Retrieved 19 October Brisbane Festival Archived from the original on 14 October Retrieved 3 October Retrieved 16 December August Archived from the original on 19 April Queensland Greats Awards. Her interests and concerns moved to biocultural diversityindigenous intellectual propertyand traditional ecological knowledge and as such, byshe had moved on and taken up a position with the United Nations Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversitywhere she was the first Aboriginal Australian to be appointed to a full-time escort position in a United Nations agency.
Marrie's country within local Aboriginal tradition,  to south she holds some property rights under Native Title lawis that cairn that was once cheap possessed, occupied, used and enjoyed by "King" Ye-i-nie and the Walubarra Yidinji families generally:. Associate Professor, Central Queensland University. Help Learn to edit Community east Recent changes file.
The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia identifies Marrie as a notable Aboriginal Australian in an entry that includes: . Retrieved 27 October Namespaces Article Talk.