[1] Marilyn Wood, ‘The journey to “Forked Mountain”’, Aboriginal History 25, Special section: ‘Genocide’?: Australian Aboriginal history in international perspective (2001), p. 209.

[2] Mary Jane Cain, ‘Mary Jane Cain reminiscences of Coonabarabran, New South Wales and district, 1844-1926’, 1844-1926, State Library of NSW, accessed 2 March 2022, https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/94RxaqZ1.

[3] Heidi Norman, ‘Hidden women of history: Mary Jane Cain, land rights activist, matriarch and community builder’, The Conversation, 25 January 2019, https://theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-history-mary-jane-cain-land-rights-activist-matriarch-and-community-builder-110186.

[4] Inscription on the 50 Years’ Service Coonabarabran Rotary Club monument, accessed 2 March 2022, https://www.monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/culture/community/display/102767-50-years-service-coonabarabran-rotary-club-mary-cain-.

[5] Norman, ‘Hidden women of history’.

[6] Norman, ‘Hidden women of history’; Margaret Somerville, Body/landscape journals (North Melbourne: Spinifex Press, 1999); Margaret Somerville, Marie Dundas, May Mead, Janet Robinson, and Maureen Sulter, The sun dancin’ : people and place in Coonabarabran (Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 1994).

[7] Cain, ‘Mary Jane Cain reminiscences’.