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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Developing Warmun Community
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'Uncertainty about the future turned to pride as people faced the challenges of securing rights to remain at Turkey Creek, and building up the community with minimal resources. This was the first time many of the older people had had cash income of their own'.

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    y separately published work icon Impact Stories of the East Kimberley Canberra : East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project , 1989 Z1616194 1989 anthology oral history

    This paper presents a selection of stories and commentaries by Aboriginal people of the Turkey Creek area, collected for a community social impact study.

    The accounts extend from the early impact history of the area, about a century ago, through the pastoral working era, leaving cattle stations in the 1970s and building up new communities, to Aboriginal aspirations in the present. These present Aboriginal points of view; further historical information is presented in historical notes by Clement.

    Canberra : East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project , 1989
    pg. 86-94
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