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Danny Marr Danny Marr i(8813585 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Bunaba
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Translator and musician Danny Marr has led the country rock band Fitzroy Xpress since its formation in 1980s. He is the Chairperson and Director of Bunuba Films, and also on the board of Yaranggi Cattle Company which operates the Leopold and Fairfield pastoral leases on Bunuba country.

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y separately published work icon Jandamarra Leederville : Prickly Pear Playscripts , 2008 Z1397771 2008 single work drama (taught in 2 units)

'Growing up just as the first pastoralists were cutting a swathe through his native lands, Jandamarra is one of Australia's great tragic heroes. Station child, angry young man, police tracker of his own people and finally inspirational leader of the most successful indigenous resistance against white settlement, his life was lived on the jagged edge of change and uncertainty. This story belongs the the Bunuba people of the Kimberley-but it speaks to everyone. (Source: Publisher)

2006 shortlisted Patrick White Playwrights' Award
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