Pop Gus Ryder talks about his infinite love of family

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My early days at the age of five, six or seven I’m coming out of a family tree of Nyoongah who had sacred input of the leaves of precious bloodlines. Precious bloodlines. Had meaniful (inaudible) and those old tribal names Jackamarra, Ryder, Pickett, Indich, Moody which is above all names. We thank them for such early proof of their early days of infinite love was shown with respect with the spirit of God. I used the word spirit of God because of in this little sentence there of the early days of infinite love was shown with respect with the spirit of God is like how they loved their families, how they loved their little ones in particular.

From: Pop Gus Ryder, interview for South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, 12 August 2008.


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