Aboriginal trackers’ ‘remarkable talents’

Riverland Aboriginal trackers Jimmy James and Daniel Moodoo during the Pine Valley murder hunt in November 1958. The men also saved the life of nine-year-old Wendy-Jane Sheppard (nee Pfeiffer) by tracking her in the Mount Bold Reservoir, after she was lost for three days.
THE impressive tracking abilities of two local Aboriginal men, witnessed first-hand by a Riverland resident during the 1958 Pine Valley murder hunt, have been recalled in the lead-up to NAIDOC Week

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Celeste Newbery

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Celeste Newbery joined the Murray Pioneer in January 2016 after working at the Transcontinental in Port Augusta. Celeste completed a Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media) and Graduate Diploma in Journalism at the University of South Australia. She grew up in the Barossa Valley before moving to Adelaide in 2010 to complete her studies then Port Augusta in 2013 to begin her journalism career.

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