...Growing up on Murray...
'Growing up on Murray, I think, was the best time of my life, having an opportunity to learn both the whiteman way of life from my schoolteacher Robert Miles, and my traditional heritage as well.'
Keywords: childhood, education, language, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mer, Meriam Mer, Miles, Robert 'Bob', 1936-52
Loos, Noel and Mabo, Edward Koiki 1996, 'Edward Mabo: His Life and Struggle for Land Rights', University of Queensland Press. Still:Robert Miles.
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Source: Mabo, Edward Koiki