Ken Colbung

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Kenneth Desmond Colbung AM MBE (2 September 1931 – 13 January 2010), also known by his indigenous name Nundjan Djiridjarkan, was an Aboriginal Australian leader who became prominent in the 1960s. He was awarded an MBE and an AM for his service to the Aboriginal community.

He died after a short illness on 12 January 2010. He was 78.[1]

References

  1. ^ Prominent Aboriginal elder Ken Colbung dies, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 13 January 2010.
  • Colbung, Ken (1996). "About the Author". Yagan: The Swan River "Settlement". Australia Council for the Arts. 
  • Woenne, Susan Tod (1979). "Ken Colbung, The Catalyst". In Hunt, Lyall (ed.). Westralian Portraits. Nedlands, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press. ISBN 0-85564-157-6. 
  • Abercrombie, Thomas J. (1982). Grosvenor, Melville Bell (ed.), ed. "Fair Winds and Full Sails: Perth". National Geographic. Washington D.C., United States of America. 

External links

  • Colbung, Ken (1988) "Not Land Rights but Land Rites", AIATSIS Wentworth Lecture 1988


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