George TrevorrowGeorge Trevorrowi(A124993 works by) Born:Established:1951Raukkan / Narrung,Meningie - Coorong area,South East South Australia,South Australia,;Died:Ceased:19 Feb 2011Meningie,Meningie - Coorong area,South East South Australia,South Australia,
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George Trevorrow was Singer/Songwriter and an Elder and leader of the Ngarrindjeri people. In traditional Ngarrindjeri governance structure he was known as the 'Rupelle of the Ngarrindjeri Tendi'. He began his working life at the age of 13 as a fisherman, and later held many positions within his community and the government.
George dedicated his life to protecting and preserving the Ngarrindjeri culture and broadening the interests of the Aboriginal people in South Australia. He died from cancer related illness at the Meningie Base Hospital, south east of Adelaide, South Australia.