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Alice Springs from Anzac Hill (Image: Craig Greene).

Alice Springs Yarn Up

18 September 2015

The Alice Springs Yarn Up was held 16-18 September at the Institute for Aboriginal Development where we spoke with

Mick Dodson and Francis Hayes at the Katherine Yarn Up, held at the Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, 2015. Francis’s shirt commemorates his service (Image: Craig Greene).

Katherine Yarn Up

15 September 2015

At the Katherine Yarn Up held 14-15 September 2015 at the Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, we interviewed

Michael Markham, Mick Dodson and Allison Cadzow

Pine Creek

14 September 2015

At Pine Creek we spoke to Michael ‘Mick’ Markham who discussed his service in the army during t

Michael Markham, second from left (Image from Micky Markham’s private collection)

Pine Creek Yarn Up

14 September 2015

Under the welcome shade of a mango tree at Micky Markham’s home at Pine Creek on 15 September 2015, we heard about Micky’s Vietnam War service and experiences on his return home, including his effo

Muki Muir looking through her treasure trove of family photos (Image: Craig Greene)

Darwin Yarn Up 2015

11 September 2015

Our Darwin Yarn Up held 10-11 September 2015 at Senator Nova Peris’ offices was a busy one!

Both ends of the gun: Aboriginal Australians at War

11 September 2015

One of the team’s researchers, Dr Geoff Gray, recently attended the conference ‘Both ends of the gun: Aboriginal Australians at war’, which was organised by the Marist Family Peace and Justice Grou

Broome (Image: Craig Greene)

Broome Yarn Up

09 September 2015

The Broome Community Yarn Up was held 7-9 September 2015, and in his hometown, Mick Dodson’s sister Fay talked him through family photos, and we also heard from past and present service men and wom

6DBY Studio in Derby (Image: Allison Cadzow)

Derby Yarn Up

08 September 2015

Local radio station 6DBY FM was our venue for the Derby Yarn Up 7-8 September 2015, and we were fortunate to have the assistance of

Annie Milgin, John Watson (front row), Mary Anne Jebb and Gordon Marshall (back row) at Mt Anderson Station (Image: Allison Cadzow)

Jarlmadangah Yarn Up

06 September 2015

At Jarlmadangah, 250 km east of Broome, Mary Anne and Allison met with

Perth city skyline. By <a href="//" title="User:Mark">Mark</a> - <span class="int-own-work" lang="en">Own work</span>, <a href="" title="Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>, <a href="">Link</a>

Perth Yarn Up

03 September 2015

The Serving Our Country Yarn Up team decided to ‘go west’ in September 2015. To hear as many stories as possible in this massive state, we split into two recording teams.


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