Richard Walley

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Richard Walley was born on the 8th of May 1953 in Meekatharra. In this interview Richard tells of the families who he grew up with and ways of life practiced by Aboriginal people growing up in the bush. Survival, hunting and knowing the weather are all discussed along with the Noongar belief system. So too is the work that Richard’s father did for the Adams family and the fact that his mother was a member of the Stolen Generation. Richard also talks about his later professional life and his overseastours with Theo Kearing, Ernie Dingo, Kim Buxton and Thomas Kelly for the Middar Group. Richard was also involved in developing the Aboriginal Legal and Medical services. He is currently Director ofAboriginal Productions and Promotions.