Category:Donald Thomson

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English: Donald Fergusson Thomson OBE (1901 – 1970) was an Australian anthropologist and ornithologist who was largely responsible for turning the Caledon Bay crisis into a "decisive moment in the history of Aboriginal-European relations". He is remembered as a friend of the Yolngu people, and as a champion of understanding, by non-Indigenous Australians, of the culture and society of Indigenous Australians.

Donald Thomson 
Australian anthropologist and ornithologist and Indigenous rights campaigner
Date of birth 26 June 1901
Date of death 12 May 1970
Educated at
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Sydney
Award received
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire
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