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Selwyn Bowman Johnson

selly Jby Hedley Johnson

Selwyn Bowman Johnson was born in Wondai on 30 July 1955 to Bowman and Edith Johnson, where mum would later nickname him her 'black prince'. He was the first of the family to be born outside an Aboriginal reserve (Cherbourg). After our parents were granted exemption from the Act, Dad always said he was the first to be born free.

Dad moved across the state following railway work and always...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 22 September 2012 12:23

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The story of David & Goliath: The Yindjibarndi and Fortescue Metals Group

michael woodleyby Gerry Georgatos, National Indigenous Times West Australian reporter

PART 1 (Part 2 will feature in the next edition)

Mayinbungu has left however he is not gone - his life's narrative lives on, in the narratives of his descendants, within their form and content, in their lived experiences, in their belonging to the struggle to protect country and in the rights of the Yindjibarndi. His...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2012 13:08

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