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Interview with Mike Last

Mike Last’s connection with Anangu stretches back more than 40 years. This interview focuses on the period 1968 to 1976 when the winds of change coming out of Canberra began to transform the management of Anangu communities... read on

Program 48: The 75th anniversary of the Ernabella Mission (part 2)

In this program we play the second part of an extended interview with the Rev Bill Edwards. This part of the interview begins with Bill explaining how the mission was able to help some Anangu... read on

Program 47: The 75th anniversary of the Ernabella Mission (part 1)

Seventy-five years ago, the Presbyterian Church started a mission at Ernabella. The Rev Bill Edwards was superintendent of the mission for 15 years. On today’s program, we play the first part of an extended interview... read on

Interview with Rev Bill Edwards

In 1937, the Presbyterian Church started a mission on Anangu land. Rev Bill Edwards was superintendent of the Ernabella Mission for 15 years. In this extended interview – recorded to mark the 75th anniversary of... read on

Pukatja: restoration of old church building

The old church at Pukatja is the most prominent building in the community. During the 1990s, it fell into serious disrepair. In August 2008, the Federal Government announced that it would provide a $300,000 grant to restore and protect the building... read on

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