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Ŋanapurru malŋ'marama balandanha runu'ŋura baman' 

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Title Ŋanapurru malŋ'marama balandanha runu'ŋura baman' 
Title (translated) We found a white man on an island long ago
Illustrator(s) Marika, Mawalan
Editor(s) Yunupiŋu, Lalambarri
Munuŋgiritj, Raymattja
Munuŋgurr, Wurrmitjin
Original Story by Marika, Wandjuk
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Language Gumatj
English
Date Published [no date]
ISBN 0864090358   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Community source Yirrkala
Scan source CDU Library
LA Number 4108021 
Description (note) This is a true story told by Wandjuk, a Rirratjiŋu clan leader from Yirrkala. During the war, he and some other Yolŋu went for a hunting trip to a small island not far from the mainland at Yirrkala. That island is called Dhambaliya. While they were there, they heard an unfamiliar sound in the sky. An American pilot had crashed his plane in the sea, and had ejected and parachuted to the ground. They saw him swimming and then go into the bush. They went to him and helped him back to Yirrkala. The story is mainly about this trip back to Yirrkala.
Type of Resource Text
Category Memoir
Abstract About the rescuing of an American pilot, Fl Lt Clarence Sandford from the sea near Dhambaliya Island
Keyword(s) WW II
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