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Cockatoo: My Life in Cape York

The exile of the Indigenous people of Hope Valley during World War II is a shameful yet seldom-told chapter in Australia’s history. Roy McIvor’s inspirational outlook and generous spirit show how he and his people triumphed over the hardship to which they were subjected, eventually returning home to re-build their community, now known as Hope Vale. Today, Roy McIvor is recognised as one of Cape York’s leading artists. Features full-colour reproductions.

Roy McIvor

Roy McIvor is a Guugu Yimithirr man from Cape York. Guugu Yimithirr is a nation is made up of 32 clan groups, divided into two groups and distinguished by the white and black cockatoos. He lives at Hope Vale, 50km...

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