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Once in Broome

In this montage of memoir, art, silk paintings and photographs, Sally Bin Demin remembers her childhood growing up in Broome during the 1940s and 50s. As one of the ‘after the war kids', Sally's lifestyle was embedded in the many cultural traditions of the people who lived in the old pearling town. She had the world at her doorstep.

Sally Bin Demin

Sally Bin Demin is of Aboriginal and Asian descent, and has lived all her life in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. At age fourteen she went to work at the Streeter and Male general store, then at Nulungu (St...

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