Kayang (Hazel) Brown talks about family

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Unless you were a family, you only with your own family were you allowed to go like camping and go but if they were different, strange people, and like from different other family groups, you weren’t allowed to go messing around, going with them a larrikinway. You had to keep back with your own family and that. You could sit down, you can talk to them, but you ain’t going to go in the bush and go hunting or going for jilgies, If they go one way, and you go this way, you’re not allowed to meet up otherwise you get in big trouble, you know. And that’s always we kept those laws. Always you kept those laws.

From: Hazel Brown, Interview for South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, 18 June 2008

 

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