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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Elsie Numitja Illi's Tjukurpa : Elsie's Story
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'This book tells the story of Elsie Numitja Illi's life. Elsie is a Pitjantjatjara woman, born in the South Australian desert in 1954. Elsie shares her recollections of growing up at Yalata and Cundalee, as well as at Bulgunnia Station where her parents worked. Elsie trained as a nurse in Alice Springs, and tells of the many jobs she did in her life. Elsie reflects on her current life in Ceduna on the Far West Coast of South Australia. The book contains archival images of Ooldea, Yalata, and Bulgunnia Station.' (Publication summary)


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that this publication may contain names and images of deceased persons.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Eve Vincent , 2019 .
      Extent: 42 pages, 15 pages of platesp.
      Description: illustrations (some colour), 1 map, portraits
      ISBN: 9780646998541
Last amended 28 May 2019 16:27:02
  • Yalata, Nullarbor area (South Australia), Far North South Australia, South Australia,
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