Stories that have to be told – Uncle Fred Murray

A project I am determined to finish!

Following the Crow Song

cropped-ihavedreamcollageOn the weekend I was sharing a precious story that I began researching many years ago – The Story of Fred Murray. Fred Murray was an early Indigenous Baha’i. I was able to interview some of the old people who knew him in person before he passed away.

As I told it to a dear friend, the tapestry of suffering and victory and his pure heart burning through, bought tears to both our eyes. It was as if we sat around the camp fire in my lounge room, under the stars that Fred himself rode with his brother George.

It amazed me how vivid the story had become to me over its dormant time in files and folders, my memory, and earlier attempts to do it justice.

I found some precious letters, photographs and stories people sent me about their own time with Uncle Fred and am going to…

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