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Arabanoo Arabanoo i(8267140 works by)
Born: Established: 1759
; Died: Ceased: 18 May 1789 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
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'Aboriginal man Arabanoo was captured at Manly, New South Wales on 31 December 1788 by order of Governor Arthur Phillip, who had wanted to study the Aboriginal people. He had became known by the colonists, and gave Phillip information about the language and customs of his people.' (Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography website)

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  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Arabanoo

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