In Darwin They Call Me Bobby Wilson extract   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 In Darwin They Call Me Bobby Wilson
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Actor and activist Tudawali recalls some of his experiences as an Aboriginal, in particular his work to promote equal rights for Aborigines.


  • From p145-8 of the passage by Robert Tudawali in The Unlucky Australians.

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    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 110-113
    • Black and white photograph on p111 of author being interviewed by Frank Bennett for the ABC.
    • Black and white reproduction of movie poster for Jedda, starring Robert Tudawali, on p112.
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  • Jedda Charles Chauvel Elsa Chauvel 1955 single work film/TV
  • Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory,
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