...He would act the goat...
'He was a strict father. And he really loved the kids. He would act the goat with the kids and have fun . And the kids could do the same back to him, like they do to me now. You heard them. Well, this is how they used to treat him as well. But then there was this time when he was - had his serious moments. And the kids knew not to say anything that would upset him otherwise they would have been in strife.'
Keywords: Mabo, Bonita, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Mabo family
Interviewed by Trevor Graham, 1996.
Author: Graham, Trevor
© Film Australia
Source: Mabo, Bonita