Middleton gave his account of events surrounding the establishment of the Pilbara Natives Society in a report to Minister for Native Welfare, Bill Hegney.

Middleton's Account of Pilbara Native Society

Stan Middleton to Bill Hegney, 29 July 1955, SROWA, 1954/0204/136-38.

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Department Purchases Vehicle for Pilbara Native Society

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This photograph shows Mitchell, Middleton and other members of the group with a truck that was purchased by the Department for the Pilbara Native Society. Middleton’s willingness to assist marrngu as a group rather than on an individual or nuclear family basis is a measure of the authority they had established. The Department went to considerable cost, purchasing not only this vehicle but mining equipment and Riverdale Station for the Society.