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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Hobbles Danayari
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'He was a barramundi before he became a person. His father speared the fish, his mother ate some of it, and the spirit became the baby who grew into the man known as Hobbles Danayari. On his right temple he had a small mark which was where his father had speared the fish.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Aboriginal Studies no. 1 1988 Z652240 1988 periodical issue

    'Given the events of the last six months, a blank sheet of paper, and an editorial to write, I am seized with panic. What can I possibly say in 873 words or less? Some reflections then, in no particular order. The words of the song, 'you don't know what you've got till it's gone' are not strictly appropriate. It being the Institute, hasn't, at the time of writing, gone, and we certainly know what we've got—an institution which is unique in the world. We have however, been pushed, once again, into pondering the nature of that uniqueness, and considering what the effect of certain changes would be.' (Editorial introduction)

    pg. 87-88
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