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Graham Jenkin Graham Jenkin i(A23072 works by) (a.k.a. Graham Keith Jenkin; G. K. J.)
Born: Established: 1938 ;
Gender: Male
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Graham Jenkin has been a jackeroo,a teacher and a school principal, and has lectured in history at the Univerisity of South Australia. He has written in the genres of autobiography, children's literature, poetry, social commentary, history, music and Australian studies. His poetry has appeared in anthologies, and he has also written textbooks for children and teachers' manuals. His mother, Doreen K. Puckridge (q.v.), was also a writer.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Conquest of the Ngarrindjeri Adelaide : Rigby , 1979 Z1574377 1979 single work

'Reviews the modern history of the Aboriginal people of the Lower Murray lakes in South Australia. Traces the disastrous effects upon Aboriginal tribal life following the arrival of white men and the courageous effort by individuals who have sought to salvage their lost culture.'

1978 winner South Australian Biennial History Prize. This prize was sponsored by the Government of South Australia.
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