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By W J Peaseley

‘Peasley’s description of the occasions … is informative, compassionate, interesting and every now and then deeply moving.’ —Don furnish, Australian e-book Review
    ‘The exciting tale of [the rescue of an aged couple believed to be the final Australian nomads] and the way they survived by myself for the former 30 years or so within the unrelenting western Gibson wilderness area of WA, is attention-grabbing reading.’ — Chris Walters, The West Australian
    ‘This is a such a lot amazing ebook in regards to the restoration throughout the 1977 drought of an in poor health Aboriginal nomadic couple, dwelling in wasteland areas of Western Australia.’ — The nationwide Times
    Warri and Yatungka have been believed to be the final of the Mandildjara tribe of desolate tract nomads to dwell completely within the conventional means. Their deaths within the overdue Nineteen Seventies marked the top of a tribal way of life that stretched again greater than 30,000 years.
    The final of the Nomads tells of a rare trip looking for Warri and Yatungka.

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