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Ian Abdulla (a.k.a. Ian W. Abdulla; Ian Wayne Abdulla; Ian Abdullah) b. 1947 d. 29 Jan 2011 (2 works by fr. 1993, 1 works taught in 1 units)

Ian Abdulla's mother, Jemima Hunter, was from Raukkan (Port McLeay) and his father was an Afghan man from Hawker in the Flinders Ranges. He and his twin brother Rodney were born under a tree on the banks of the lower River Murray at Swan Reach Mission in 1947.

In 1961, Abdullah's family moved to Gerard Aboriginal Community. He worked in the rural industry: picking grapes, monitoring irrigation and driving machinery. Abdullah's experience with Christianity during his childhood and adult life is reflected in some of his artwork. Examples of his art work are held in many private and public collections and are also the subject of the book Ian W. Abdulla : Elvis has left the Building (2003).

Ian Abdulla : Artist Helen Chryssides , single work biography
— Appears in: Local Heroes Blackburn North : Collins Dove , 1993 1993 (p. 5-28)
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As I Grew Older Written and Illustrated by Ian Abdulla Vicki Thornton , single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , May 2014 2014
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'Sowing Seeds at Nite' (after Ian W Abdulla) Nicolette Stasko , single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1995 1995 (p. 11-12)
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y separately published work icon As I Grew Older : The Life and Times of a Nunga Growing Up Along the River Murray Ian Abdulla , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1993 1993 single work picture book children's y
y separately published work icon Tucker Ian Abdulla , South Australia : Omnibus Books , 1994 1994 single work single work single work picture book autobiography children's y
Narratives of Charm and Wit John Kean , single work obituary
— Appears in: The Age , 15 February 2011 2011 (p. 14)
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Riverland Scott Rankin , 2004 single work drama y
Constructing Neonarratives Kerry Mallan , single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People Wagga Wagga : Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University , 1999 1999 (p. 64-77)
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