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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Black Power at Mowanjum
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Management by the Ecumenical Institute was shortlived. After complaints from Native Welfare Officers and other non-Aboriginal community members sugesting they were promoting 'Black Power'. In 1971 the arts and craft group painted the three Wandjina on the church wall that came to symbolise the Community.

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    y separately published work icon Mowanjum : 50 Years Community History Mary Anne Jebb , Mary Anne Jebb (editor), Mowanjum : Mowanjum Aboriginal Community , 2008 Z1573548 2008 anthology lyric/song prose poetry interview life story Mowanjum Aboriginal Community decided to share their stories, Wandjina traditions and tell 'of their journey from their homelands in the north Kimberley to Derby where Worrorra [Worora], Ngarinyin and Wunambal peoples established Mowanjun Community in 1956...The book is a commemoration of the strength of spirit of past community members and an expression of confidence in the future.' (Source: Mowanjum: 50 Years Community History, 2008) Mowanjum : Mowanjum Aboriginal Community , 2008 pg. 126-127
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