June E. Barker June E. Barker i(A74687 works by) (a.k.a. June Barker)
; Died: Ceased: 26 Jun 2012 Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yorta Yorta / Yota Yota people
(Storyteller) assertion
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June Barker was born on Cumerangunja Mission. Her grandfather, William Ferguson, was one of the first Indigenous politicians campaigning for Indigenous rights in the 1930s. Barker is an Indigenous story teller, poet, cultural educator, and Elder from Lightning Ridge, NSW. Her husband is Roy Barker.

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Life on Brewarrina Mission 2006 single work life story

This is the story of June Barker and her experiences living on Brewarrina Mission. (Source: Barrina South, Oct 2016)

2006 shortlisted David Unaipon Award
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