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Bee Hill River Man: Kandulangu-Bidi

The contribution of Aboriginal pastoral workers to the development of stations in Western Australia has never been fully recognised. With the skill and enthusiasm of a born storyteller, Jack McPhee sets the record straight and recalls the events and places that shaped his life growing up and working in the rugged Pilbara. Includes black and white photos and Nyamal fold-out map.

Jack McPhee

Jack McPhee was a Nyamal man, born around 1905 in Moolyella in the Pilbara region of north Western Australia. Jack earned his living as a stockman, prospector, mechanic, blacksmith and truck driver, working hard to raise his family. He had...

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Patricia Konigsberg

Patricia Konisberg is a non-Indigenous collaborator. 

She was born in West Germany and holds a degree in General Linguistics, French Literature and a Diploma of Education. Patricia speaks five languages and has been teaching in Western Australia since the 1980s. In...

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