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Aunty Doolann Leisha Eatts is a Whadjuk Ballardong woman. She prefers the spelling 'Nyungah'. She was born il 12th October, 1939 wer grew yira at Tammin wer Badjaling Mission. She recounts the story from her grandmother of when the Europeans arrived il the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River). How they brought these strange wer frightening looking creatures. When they came galloping, white men il their backs, down to Doolann’s grandmother’s camp, she knew, ‘they were caught between two cultures now’.[1]

Her daughter is Glenda Kickett.

There are audio files of Aunty Doolann Leisha Eatts available.[1]

Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Doolann Leisha Eatts. Kaartdijin Noongar - Noongar Knowledge. South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Council. Retrieved 28 December 2017