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By Fiona Doyle

This soaking up and private account of Wik activist Jean George Awumpun deals a unprecedented realizing of Aboriginal id and conventional land. to demonstrate her proud Alngith Wikwaya beginnings, Awumpun's early historical past is advised via loved one and Alngith descendant Fiona Doyle. This ancestral background combines with the tale of Awumpun's fight within the Wik local identify claims, which complex the sooner Mabo choice onto mainland Australia.

Using pictures, usually encouraged paintings and language phrases, Fiona Doyle invitations us into the guts of Cape York's Wikwaya country.

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