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1000 attend Yindjibarndi’s Mayinbungu funeral

cheedy funeralThe Pilbara town of Roebourne doubled in size during the weekend of the funeral of the late and revered Yindjibarndi Elder Mayinbungu. The legend of the Pilbara passed away peacefully on the Sunday morning of April 1.

Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation (YAC) Chief Executive Officer, Michael Woodley said it is not the usual protocol to speak of the dead and that when referring to a family member who...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 May 2012 11:26

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“I feared I was going to die”

dempseyBy National Indigenous Times Editor Stephen Hagan

A day after having major surgery to remove tendons from his left knee to place in his lower right leg Dempsey Cleven, 18, spoke exclusively to the National Indigenous Times of an ordeal on Easter Sunday that almost cost him his life.

"I was staying at my cousin's place in Castledine (Brisbane northside) when two of my mates turned up for a yarn," Mr Cleven...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 28 April 2012 10:44

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