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Mirru George Mirru George i(A112807 works by) (a.k.a. Banaka (Skin name))
Born: Established: Pilbara area, North Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Kurrama ; Aboriginal Punjima ; Aboriginal
(Storyteller) assertion
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BiographyHistory

Mirru George's birthdate is unknown, but he was born near the government well on Rocklea Station, at a place his family call Mirwida. His name Mirru is a word from his language that means the tip of the throwing stick. George's father was George Pinda and his mother was Dinah; their traditional lands are Wakuthuni. As a child he did not attend school, but later worked as a musterer at Rocklea and Kooline Stations. George married an Aboriginal woman named Maybee. His brother is Listen Listen James.

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