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Message Stick – Arafura Pearl (2003)


Kathleen Mills (nee McGuiness) is a respected Indigenous Elder of Darwin, mother of eight, and mother to the singing group The Mills Sisters.

Curator’s notes

A glimpse into the life of the Mills family and how it contributes to the community of Darwin. This is the story of a creative, political and passionate family whose members are actively involved in shaping their society.