Eileen Marshall – childhood memories

Eileen Marshall speaks about the impact her grandparents had on her life.

She tells us how her grandmother raised her and taught her to choose between good and evil. She also recounts the days she spent with her grandfather in the bush, where they would go camping, hunting and fishing. She remembers the men’s initiation ceremony she witnessed, although she wasn’t supposed to.

Footage from the film Stories from the Bagga Bagga. Contributed by Gary Cattanach from Nambucca Heads High School published in 2016.