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Ken Shepherd

Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes


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Ken Shepherd portrait.
Photo: Edwina Circuitt.

Ken Shepherd

Born 1965, Karimarra skin group.

Ken Shepherd was born in the Western Australian goldfields, where his family had moved seeking work, but his father was born at Wapintja, a pinnacle in the middle of a vast area of sand dune country to the north of the Rawlinson Range.

Shepherd settled at Warakurna when his family returned to their country in 1974.