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Sammy Walker
Sammy Walker
Sanctuary
Mornington-Marion Downs
Position
Sanctuary Hand
Special skills / qualifications
Elder of Andjen mob. Have had many jobs, Stockman, fencer.
What did you do before AWC?
Chairman of Yulmbu (Tablelands)
Favourite animal protected by AWC
Bandicoot
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
Tirralinjii, a community on Mornington. This is my home.
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Bandicoot, Ningbing, Dingo.
If you could visit any three places on the planet
Perth, Charnley Wildlife Sanctuary, Queensland.
Other interesting stuff
I can speak the Kija, Huntijin, oungurinji, Bunuba and Andjen languages. I am the last fluent speaker of Andjen. I was born below a ghost gum behind the research kitchen at Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary.