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My article on Wild Women and Rebel Girls (on #IndigenousX today) also featured Daisy Bindi (Mumaring) A Nyangumartu women, she helped lead Australia's longest strike. Daisy could out-ride the men, and out-talk the authorities.… #Martu #BecauseOfHerWeCan
Concerned about police violence and lack of worker rights for Aboriginal people on whiteman stations, Daisy and other Martu led 500 men, women and children off the stations. Such a loss of underappreciated labourers brought the stations to their knees.…
Daisy Bindi was a leading force in this protest, and with her help, the movement spread across the Pilbara - to the coast and inland. Three years later, having lost 800 Aboriginal labourers, the stations and government gave in - more rights were achieved.…
After the strike, Daisy Bindi helped to set up the Pindan cooperative. Later, she lobbied for access to education for Aboriginal children and a school at Pindan was established.… #Martu #BecauseOfHerWeCan
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