Photo David Moore 1981: David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. (b. 1953), actor and dancer, was born near Maningrida in Arnhem Land, a man of the Mandalbingu people. After his electrifying appearance in Nicolas Roeg's film Walkabout (1971), he became the best known Aboriginal actor of the 1970s. Other films include Storm Boy, Crocodile Dundee and Rabbit Proof Fence Some years ago, Gulpilil returned to his ancestral lands to subsist through hunting crocodiles and fishing.
"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Photo taken between 1868 and 1872. Part of Scrapbook, Australia, 1868-1872, collected by C.H. Allen during a journey around the world