And the Clock Struck Thirteen: The Life and Thoughts of Kaurna Elder Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O'Brien

Author(s): Mary-Anne Gale

Australian

This is the story of Kaurna man Uncle Lewis O'Brien and his family, beginning with his great, great grandmother Kudnarto - the first Aboriginal woman to marry a white man in South Australia. An esteemed Aboriginal elder, Lewis O'Brien worked as a fitter and machinist for 30 years, before joining the SA education department as an Aboriginal education liaison officer in 1977, where his presence made a real impact on the numbers of Indigenous children completing high school.

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General Fields

  • : 9781862547308
  • : Wakefield Press
  • : Wakefield Press
  • : 0.32
  • : March 2007
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mary-Anne Gale
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 305.89915
  • : 265
  • : 8 pages greyscale photographs