Glen’s Story

Glen’s Story

Artist from the Kimberley Glen with painting of Broome Glen Dixon is the 5th child born to Gordon Dixon and Betty Dixon nee(Hunter). Glen is one of eight children and was born, and grew up in Broome, Western Australia his tribal background is Bardi, Yaru and the...
Vivienne’s Story

Vivienne’s Story

Vivienne Narkle Vivienne is a proud Noongar woman from the Ballardong language group. She was born in Collie and grew up in the wheat belt town of York on the Native Reserve referred to as the “York Reserve”.Vivienne grew up on the reserve  with her mother Pearl and...
Nathan’s Story

Nathan’s Story

“My message to other people wanting to stop using gunja is you need to have the right mindset. If you want something, you need to put your mind to it and reach out. It’s all up to you!” Nathan Oakley Nathan Oakley is descended from the Hawke family in Broome and is...
Jenny’s Story

Jenny’s Story

Jenny Janice (Jenny) McEwan (nee Ward)Jenny was born in 1953 in Wagin WA. She is the sixth child born to Oliver Henry Ward and Dorothy Valentine Jones. Jenny spent most of her childhood around the Woodanilling and Katanning areas. Jenny’s father Oliver (Olley) was a...
Audrey’s Story

Audrey’s Story

Audrey Lawson Audrey Lawson (nee Bell) was born in 1943. She is one of the four children born to an Aboriginal service man called Clifton Bell and Mildred Willaway.At the age of five Audrey and her brothers, Gordon and Creston, were left at the Catholic Church (Tarden...