That Was My Home: Stories from the Noongar Camps in Shenton Park and South Fremantle

Wednesday 24 October 2018 05:00PM to 06:00PM
Great Southern Room

Join Dr Denise Cook, Lynette Coomer and Doreen Nelson as they share research and memories about life in the Shenton Park and South Fremantle camps and discuss the importance of following Aboriginal cultural protocols in cross-cultural research. 

Denise Cook is an historian, museum curator and interpretation specialist. Lynnette Coomer lived in the Shenton Park camps in the 1950s and Doreen Nelson is a Noongar Elder who stayed at Smelters’ camp every summer with her grandmother. 

FREE Event.

Image: Aboriginal camp Lake Monger, Wembley 1923 | 054500PD