November 28, 2021

Frontier War Stories – Fred Leone – Garrinjamaji (King Peter) Surviving Three Massacres

  In episode Twenty Six of Frontier War Stories Boe yarns with Fred Leone, we chat about his great grandfather Garrinjamaji (King Peter) who survived three massacres and saved his wife who was kidnapped during one of the massacres. Fred and his siblings …
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In episode Twenty Six of Frontier War Stories Boe yarns with Fred Leone, we chat about his great grandfather Garrinjamaji (King Peter) who survived three massacres and saved his wife who was kidnapped during one of the massacres. Fred and his siblings were told this story growing up by one of his nannas who is the daughter of Garrinjamaji (King Peter), later on in his life Fred got a hold of two books which mentioned his great grandfather. Those books are ‘Whitefella Comin’ by David S. Trigger and ‘Frontier Justice by Tony Roberts.

Fred comes from the Garawa and Butchulla Tribes, Fred is one of the Butchulla Songmen, a language custodian and multidisciplinary Artist.

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Frontier War Stories - Fred Leone - Garrinjamaji (King Peter) Surviving Three Massacres
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Frontier War Stories – Fred Leone – Garrinjamaji (King Peter) Surviving Three Massacres

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