Some lives, like that of Banjo Clarke, are so special thy touch countless others without trying. A descendant of Truganini, Banjo was born in the early 1920s in the Framlingham Forest near Warrnambool, Victoria, a member of the Kirrae Whurrong tribe. By the time he passed away he was known and loved by thousands for his wisdom and kindness. He carried a swag during the Depression, fought with Jimmy Sharman's famous boxing troupe, built roads for the army in World War II, and has 67 great-grandchildren. Despite the great hardships he faced, Banjo was renowned for espousing love and forgiveness, sustained by his deep connection to his land, his ancient culture and its spiritual beliefs.
Penguin Books Ltd; August 2012
- ISBN: 9780857961303
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- Title: Wisdom Man
- Author: Banjo Clarke; camilla chance