...You are non-Islanders...
'He was want to come and see his Dad. And they stopped him. They stopped him, because we got a council law here that said no people from down south. You are non-Islanders. Don't you want to come here. His property was here. But there were other people living on the land of those people down south and they said those owners down south can't claim the lands even though they own it. Which is stealing. See? So when Koiki come they stopped him.'
Keywords: exile, Exile Continues, 1973, Murray Island, Rice, James, 1973
Interviewed by Trevor Graham, Korog, Mer Island, 1996.
Author: Graham, Trevor
© Film Australia
Source: Rice, James