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Western Heritage Group is based in far western New South Wales. They are a group of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who work together to raise awareness of Aboriginal heritage and celebrate the Aboriginal culture of the region.

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y separately published work icon Yamakarra! : Liza Kennedy and the Keewong Mob Wilcannia : Western Heritage Group , 2013 8271824 2013 single work biography

'‘Yamakarra!’ is built on the memories of Liza Kennedy (1902-1996). It celebrates a group of Aboriginal people whose country is between Cobar and Ivanhoe in far western NSW and whose story will have widespread appeal. Lack of water in this region meant that the grazing industry did not take hold until the second half of the 19th century, so Aunty Liza grew up with people who had been born before that industry took over their country. The level of independence that the Keewong Mob enjoyed during her early years had long been impossible for most other Aboriginal people in south-eastern Australia. This is the setting that makes Aunty Liza’s memories special.' (Source: Yamakarra brochure, sighted 28/1/2015)

1992 winner Rona Tranby Award
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