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Katherine’s women through the years: Miliwanga Sandy Wurrben | Katherine Times



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“It has helped them to find themselves, their identity, their belonging.” Miliwanga Sandy Wurrben has travelled around Australia and the world. She has represented her Indigenous people on the world stage and reconnected Aboriginal people around the country with their cultural roots. “Spirituality, everyone has that, every step from the beginning, even though some people have lost that.” The Rembarrnga woman was born in 1958 near Barunga “in the bush” 82km from Katherine. She was raised in Arnhem land by her people’s traditional ways with 12 siblings. “I grew up just knowing our traditional education system that we had,” she said. “We only…

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