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y separately published work icon My Life Story single work   autobiography  
Note: (As related by him to the President and read by him at our Annual Meeting, March 1951)
Issue Details: First known date: 1954... 1954 My Life Story
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At the age of 78, David Unaipon briefly recalls his life as a young boy at wurley along the banks of the River Murray at Tailem Bend with his Mother and father, and the period of European contact. He also depicts his life at the Mission, where he attended the mission school, and the period Unaipon spent with C.B. Young at his home at Walkerville. Unaipon also talks about his acceptance of Christianity, and his need to help the aboriginal people by making their aspirations and wants known to the public. (Source: My Life Story 1951)

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  • Please be aware that this work contains words, terms or descriptions which may be culturally sensitive and are considered inappropriate today, but which reflect the period in which it was written.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Aborigines' Friends' Association , 1954 .
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      • Reprinted by the Aborigines Friends' Association from its Annual Report and donated to the author.

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