Lulu Bilson, Kalgoorlie, 1960
Mary Bennett writes: 'Mrs Lulu Bilson (Kowituku) wife of Alec Bilson. She was bitten on her right hand by a diamond patterned snake. The station manager cut her wrist, but kept the ligature on for 30 hours, so she lost her right hand.'
Source: Box 12/6, Council for Aboriginal Rights (Vic.) Papers, MS 12913, State Library of Victoria
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