Yunpuru Parnti

Paakantyi language teacher Kayleen tells Andrew the Paakantyi words for some parts of his body. Paakantyi is the language spoken…

Wintya: where?

Andrew and Golly are talking in the backyard. Golly asks Andrew where some people are. They are speaking Paakantyi, the…

Menindee Schools Spectacular

Many schools travelled to and participated in the Menindee Schools Spectacular The event celebrates culture and diversity. Students are encouraged…

Day of Mourning

In 1938 there were big celebrations for the 150th anniversary of British settlement. The Aboriginal people had a Day of…

The Ngiyampaa people

On their country away from the river, the Ngiyampaa people continued to be in charge of their ngurrumpaa (country) in…

Frontier violence

When squatters set up outstations along the Darling in the 1850s, at Tintinallogy and elsewhere, the Paakantyi people resisted and,…

Mr Karl Williams

Karl Williams was born in Condobolin on 24th January 1954. He Was the eldest Child of John and Coral (née…

Marie Dawn Halls

Born in Broken Hill in 1934, Marie spent much of her childhood there before marrying and settling in Menindee, where…

William’s story

Meet William, an Aboriginal student from Menindee. William speaks about his wish to learn more about his culture and his…

Mission Schools

In the 1920s and 1930s Aboriginal children who lived on the government mission stations at Carowra Tank (1926-33) and Menindee…

Station Life

In the early days there was plenty of station work available. These photos show Paakantyi people who lived at Momba…

Nanya’s Country

In 1863, Nanya, a Paakantyi man, left Cuthero station with two women and a steel axe. He went into the…