Cissy Djiagween i(3 works by) (a.k.a. Cecilia Djiagween)
Born: Established: Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Yawuru people ; Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

An Aboriginal Elder in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, Cissy Djiagween worked at the Nulugnu laundry at the John of God convent. She has also co-authored Laundry Stories (1999), a collection of eight Gospel stories which retell biblical texts in the 'Broome way'. This book has not yet been traced.