Narional Archives of Australia
CRS F126 Item 42
Natives Receiving Medical Treatment Jay Creek 1937 - 1940
Copyright P J Mackett 2007
(1) Persons in receipt of special Drugs
Larry 11. 7.1937
Maggie, wife of Larry 11. 7.1937
Palierana . 9.1937
Larry . 9.1937
Maggie, wife of Larry . 9.1937
Maggie, wife of Larry 4.10.1937
Maggie Nguera, wife of Larry 15. 5.1938
Nunti 8. 5.1939
Maggie Nguera 8. 5.1939
(2) Patients Receiving Treatment at Jay Creek
European Name Aboriginal Name Age Sex Tribe Complaint Date
Larry 55 M Aranda Kidney trouble . 7.1937
Maggie 52 F Aranda Heart trouble . 5.1937
Palierana 35 M Kukatja Mentally deficient, with 23. 9.937
dangerous lunatic fits. He complains
much about obscure aches & pains in
the head, back and abdomen.
Kunguna 60 F Kukatja 16. 9.1937
Jack Bakabika Altingka Kurka 60 M Kukatja Complete stoppage of water 21. 7.1937
NB Palierana took one tablet daily till September 29th, ie 7 tablets in all.
Then he did not receive any more till October 6 (ie a week's break).
He has had one tablet daily (from October 6th) till October 17th, missing
on one day, ie 11 tablets.
As his condition had improved greatly by then (ie various aches, notably
headache, almost gone) the treatment was discontinued then.
On October 30th Palierana suddenly attacked a man and was taken to prison.
During November and December 1937 the whole camp was suffering from colds
and flu. The worst cases were Tanatji and Napitji.