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A truncated and unformatted biographical extract follows:Miriam's mother was an Aranda woman from the Hermannsberg mission in the Northern Territory and her father came from Peshawar in Pakistan as a camel driver. Miriam and her two younger brothers travelled with their parents and the camel team, living at times in Oodnadatta, Marree and Port Augusta. The Afghans preferred their children not to learn Aboriginal ways, but Miriam was a 'stickybeak' and used to learn whatever she could from the Aboriginal people. She was educated to Grade 6 at Oodnadatt....
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