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  • Tags: Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji people

Darling River, near Pooncarie (NSW), November 2010
A selection of photographs provided by Trish Johnson on the day of interview with Trish by the Talking Fish project team. No audio was recorded.

Trish Johnson, a Paakintji woman, was an executive on the Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN)…

Portrait of William Riley, Tamworth (NSW), 18 October 2010.
An interview in three parts with William Riley, a Paakantji man.

Born in 1934, William talks about growing up in Wilcannia and Broken Hill in north-western New South Wales. He recalls being taught to fish by his Grandmother and Aunties using hand…

An interview in three parts with Jenny Whyman, a Paakintji woman and representative on the Northern Basins Aboriginal
Nations Committee (NBAN).

Born in 1956, Jenny talks about families and growing up on the river at a camp on the Darling at…

Phillip Sullivan (L) and a representative from the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (R), Tamworth (NSW), 18 October 2010.
Phillip Sullivan grew up on the Brewarrina Aboriginal Mission in the 1960s with his immediate and extended family. For Phillip, life on the river as a Ngemba man revolved around the Barwon River with fishing and swimming being favourite pastimes for…

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The data from this study region includes 6 oral histories (audio as mp3s, and transcripts) and 3 image galleries, as well as a georeferenced hand-drawn map of the area.

The Lower Darling River and Great Darling Anabranch are located in southͲwest…