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Long, Retta Jane (1878 - 1956)

Born
5 April 1878
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
18 October 1956
Sydney, New South Wales
Occupation
Missionary

Summary

Retta Long was resident missionary to the La Perouse Aboriginal Settlement before establishing the Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia. The mission was inter-denominational. Retta Long launched a monthly magazine for the mission, Our AIM. A number of AIM auxiliaries were set up around the country, and by the 1930s the mission claimed to be preaching to 11,000 Aborigines.

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