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I, the Aboriginal (1962)

by Douglas Lockwood

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I, The Aboriginal by Douglas Lockwood who sat with Waipuldanya for more than 100 hours of interviews to tell the story of his life as a "full-blood aboriginal of the alawa tribe at Roper River in the Northern Territory" It was the Winner of The Advertiser 1,250 pounds Adelaide Arts award 1962. LM-F
  blackfellas | Nov 7, 2007 |
I, The Aboriginal by Douglas Lockwood who sat with Waipuldanya for more than 100 hours of interviews to tell the story of his life as a "full-blood aboriginal of the alawa tribe at Roper River in the Northern Territory" It was the Winner of The Advertiser 1,250 pounds Adelaide Arts award 1962. LM-F
  blackfellas | Nov 7, 2007 |
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It was one walkabout time at Mount Saint Vidgeon in the Never-Never Land south of the Roper River that the Medicine Man, the Doctor Blackfellow, tried to kill me.
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The autobiography, as told to Douglas Lockwood, of Waipuldanya, a full blood Aboriginal of the Alawa tribe at Roper River in Australia's Northern Territory. In his youth, Waipuldanya was taught to track and hunt wild animals, to live off the land and to provide for his family with the aid only of his spears and woomeras. This is the gripping story of his boyhood and youth, and how he trained as a skilled medical assistant, to become a citizen of both the Aboriginal and whitefella worlds.… (more)

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