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Tia-Maree Paulson

tia maree_paulsonWho is your mob? I am Mununjali from Dad's side and Yugambeh from my mother's side.

Where were you born and went school?

I was born in Beaudesert Hospital in 1969. My mum and dad didn't think they were having a girl, and had no name for me. So my dad and his mate went down to the pub for a celebration drink, and tried every bottle that was on the top shelf. Once they came across the...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 18 May 2012 12:25

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Gayle Caldwell

gayle profileWhere are you from?

I was born in Tabulan NSW - about 20km outside of Casino

Where did you go to school?

My twin brother and I were adopted. We went to school in Casino to Year 7. I moved to Sydney with my sister for one year, then I stayed at Kirinari Hostel, which was for Aboriginal students in Years 7 to 12 attending Gymea High School. We had house parents who took care of us. There...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:22

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Karen McKellar

karen mckellarWho is your Mob?

I'm Kamilaroi, Budjiti and Kunja. My mother's mob is Kamilaroi from Moree NSW. My father's mob is Budjiti & Kunja from Cunnamulla/Eulo SW QLD.

Where did you grow up and go to school?

I was born in Cunnamulla in south west Queensland. I grew up in Cunnamulla and started my schooling from pre-school-Year 7. My family then moved to Oakey at the end of 1986 where I...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 28 April 2012 09:49

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Brad Beetson

brad beetsonWho's your mob?

I'm a Kabi Kabi.

Where were you born and grow up?

I was born in Roma, grew up at Redcliffe in Brisbane and Sydney. I went to school in Redcliffe until Year 11. My mum passed away and I moved to Sydney to live with Dad. I didn't continue with school, instead I enjoyed myself. Dad was coaching the Roosters as the time and I worked on high rises as a labourer. I did that for...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 May 2012 10:56

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Linda McBride-Yuke

profileWho is your mob?

Through Dad I'm Bunjalung, and through my Mum I'm a Butchulla, which is the region of Hervey Bay, Queensland.

Where did you grow up?

Mum and Dad for economic reasons came to Brisbane and married in Brisbane and raised all us kids in Brisbane. Of course, we've always kept out connection to our mob back home in Hervey Bay and also Kyogle and Casino and all that area.

I went to...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 19 April 2012 22:10

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