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Mary Jane Gunyuk Milawa 

A Pangerang woman who stayed true to her country.


Mary Jane or Gunyuk Milawa was a Pangerang woman whose traditional life was broken by European settlement in Victoria, but who chose to maintain her contact with her country.

In her determination to live her life on her own country, Mary Jane symbolises the spirit of resistance to this dispossession and a resolve to maintain connections to country, no matter what the cost.

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