Kathleen Brown, one of the non-Aboriginal people who joined the group in 1953, taught school at Yandeyarra while the group waited for the Western Australian Department of Education to provide trained teachers. This is an account of her experiences.

A Teacher's Experiences in Yandeyarra

Kathleen Brown, untitled article on her experiences at Yandeyarra in 1953, Joan Williams Papers, State Library of Western Australia, MS 5425.

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Department of Education Report on Visit to Yandeyarra Station

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Education was a major objective of the group. Most had had no formal schooling, and they saw literacy as vital if they were to achieve full independence. This Western Australian Department of Education report documents the community’s strong desire for a school and strongly recommends that one be provided.