Cape Barren Island/truwana was a place of plentiful food, caring families, music and creativity. It was Nola Hooper's childhood home

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
February 17 2019 - 10:00am
STUDIES IN STORYTELLING: Murina program students Nola Hooper and Lynne Spotswood have reconnected with their studies and Aboriginality. Picture: Paul Scambler

Nola Hooper remembers the shell stringers, the sheoak apples, the self-taught musicians and the generous families of Cape Barren Island/truwana like it was yesterday.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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