Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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The story of an Aboriginal man by the name of Bill Cohen is set in the tablelands and valleys of the McLeary River. The journey of his life takes us from his birth, to his his boxing days and his enlistment in the army. Bill a tribal descendants of the Gumbangarri recalls the days he and his father drove cattle through the rugged cliffs of the valley. The Cohen family history can be traced as far back as the 1880's where Bill, his father Jack and his grandfather earned the title of King due to their respected elders status as initiated men of the Kapparra ceremony.

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Note: Foreword by Judith Wright 1986 Note: Editor's Preface by Helen Williams
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  • Armidale area, New England, New South Wales,
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