Akehurst, Dorothy (1899-1983)

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From Sydney, Australia. Fellowshipped at Waitara Gospel Chapel.

Dorothy and her husband Len started an indigenous mission called Doomadgee, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northwest Queensland. Below are the recordings we have of her telling of their work for the Lord.

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MISSIONARY TO ABORIGINES

LEADING UP TO AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DOOMADGEE ABORIGINAL MISSION IN THE LATE 1920S TO EARLY 1930S

CALLED TO ABORIGINAL WORK – HER EARLY LIFE, CHERBOURG, MARRIAGE, MITCHELL – BLACKALL

EARLY DAYS AT BURKETOWN

MORE OF BURKETOWN AND DOOMADGEE

POEM – JOY, WHEN JESUS HAS HIS WAY

POEM – IS IT RAINING LITTLE FLOWER?

POEM – LITTLE BLACK SHEEP