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And the Clock Struck Thirteen

The life and thoughts of Kaurna Elder Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O'Brien

Lewis Yerloburka O'Brien, Mary-Anne Gale

And the Clock Struck Thirteen
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.

Lewis O’Brien is a Kaurna Elder of the Adelaide Plains, Aboriginal Elder of the Year in 1997, Winner of the South Australian Local Hero award in 2003, and Honorary Fellow of the University of South Australia.

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Format Paperback
Size 210 x 135 mm
ISBN 9781862547308
Extent 265 pages
Price: AU$19.95 including GST
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