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y separately published work icon Nganapurru Malng Marama Balandanha Runu Nguru Baman single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Alternative title: Flight Lt. Clarence Sandford; We Found a White Man on an Island Long Ago
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Nganapurru Malng Marama Balandanha Runu Nguru Baman
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'Story about assisting an American pilot whose plane had crashed find his way back from Dhambaliya to Yirrkala. Told in Gumatj with an English summary. Also includes information in English from other sources about the pilot, Flight Lt Clarence Sandford who had lost his radio while pursuing Japanese bombers with other American planes, ran out of petrol and ejected himself into the sea about three miles from Bremmer Island.' (Source: AIATSIS website)



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Language: English , Aboriginal Gumatj
Text in Gumatj language with English translation.
Last amended 2 Dec 2014 14:17:46