Warmun Women

Warmun Aboriginal Community is located halfway between Halls Creek and Kununurra, in Kija country in the remote and rugged East Kimberley region of Western Australia. The Warmun senior women believe strongly in the recording and documentation of bush tucker, medicine and spiritual practises in order to improve standards of maternal and child health. Contributors to Ngalangangpum Jarrakpu Purrurn: Mother and Child include; Goody Barrett, Marylou Bedford, Eileen Bray, Betty Carrington, Helen Clifton, Mabel Juli, Yvonne Martin, Queenie McKenzie, Lena Nyauby, Peggy Patrick, Shirley Purdie, Mona Ramsay, Madigan Thomas, Mary Thomas, Phyllis Thomas, Judy Turner, Ruby Walgil, Polly Widaldjil. They told their stories to nurse and health educator, Margaret Stewart.

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