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To Jay Creek and back

Around 1930 or thereabouts, when Emily Liddle was nine years old, the authorities decided that it was time for her, as a child of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage, to leave the station where she’d grown up and go to school.

At this time the children were no longer held in town at the ‘Bungalow’ but were taken to Jay Creek, about 45km away in the West MacDonnells.

In time the institution was moved from Jay Creek back into town, to the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, and Emily Liddle came too.

She recalled the events

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to_jaycreek.pdf.jpg2009-01-01To Jay Creek and backLiddle, Emily
PH0180-0026.tif.jpg1927-08-01The Bungalow-
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