Alice Nampijinpa Michaels
Alice Nampijinpa Michaels was born c. 1945 at Mt Doreen station, a cattle station about 55km west of Yuendumu, in the Northern Territory. Whilst her father worked as a stockman on the cattle station, she and her family would hunt and gather food in the surrounding area. Occasionally, when they came across traditional Aboriginal people, Alice and her family would bring them a delivery of food, blankets and clothes.
In 1946, the federal government established Yuendumu community to deliver...