Aunty Muriel Bowie

Aunty Muriel Bowie is one of the last generation of bush babies, she was born under a gum tree near York and delivered by all her aunties.
Unlike a lot of Noongars living under the Native Welfare act, Aunty Muriel had a carefree childhood. She grew up on the outskirts of York with her parents and brothers and sisters. Her mum and dad kept safe from the police and welfare, by living in the bush, under the radar. It was only later in life, Aunty Muriel would realise just how lucky she was to have that childhood. This is her story. 

Ni! means listen was produced by Community Arts Network in partnership with the City of Perth and with support from the ABC.

Presenter: Phil Walleystack
Producer: Michelle White
Editor: Jemma King
Recorded at ABC studios Perth
Theme music: Strong by Phil Walleystack
Aunty Muriel Bowie
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