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Unaipon, Davidlocked

(1872–1967)
  • Philip Jones

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Unaipon, David (1872–1967), writer and promoter of Aboriginal rights, was born on 28 September 1872 at Point McLeay Mission, South Australia, the fourth of the nine children of James Ngunaitponi. His father was a Yaralde man of the Lower Murray River and had been the first Aboriginal Christian convert in the region. He befriended the ...

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D. Pike & others, eds., , 16 vols. (1966–2002)
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library, Sydney