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Written in his personal local tongue in addition to in English, this can be the autobiography of Monty Hale, a senior Ngulipartu guy from the Pilbara area of Western Australia. A impressive account of an indigenous existence, this narrative chronicles Hale’s migration from the wilderness to the station nation of the jap Pilbara, his formative years starting to be up on Mt. Edgar Station, Australia’s engagement in global conflict II, and the recognized Pilbara station-worker’s strike of 1946. Deeply own and funny, Hale additionally describes his dating with a lady named Nalma; a union that was once now not authorised through their community.

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