Robynne Nelson

Robynne Nelson has extensive experience working in Aboriginal communities around Australia, and has managed her own consultancy company Healing the Spirit Pty Ltd, working around Victoria and into New South Wales, supporting Aboriginal organisations and communities in community development, policy development, and cultural competency training across various communities and organisations. She also provides alternative and traditional healing therapies to those in need. Her business had been put on the backburner for seven years whilst completing her father’s research into Grampa Thomas Shadrach James and his family history in Australia, Mauritius and India, writing Dharmalan Dana on behalf of her father, and the completion of the amazing body of work with her father.

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An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors

Publication date: April 2014
A Yorta Yorta man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors including his Indian Grampa who, as a real mystery man, came to Yorta Yorta country in Australia, from Mauritius, in 1881 and went on to leave an incredible legacy for Aboriginal Australia. This story is written through George Nelson’s eyes, life and experiences, from the time of his earliest memory, to his marriage to his sweetheart Brenda, through to his journey to Mauritius at the age of 73, to the production of this wonderful story in the present. For more information on Aboriginal History Inc. please visit