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David Unaipon

Born: 28 September 1872 in Reid Town, Point McLeay, South Australia. David’s parents were members of the Ngarrindjeri Nation, the local aboriginal people. Died: 7 February 1969 in Tailem Bend, South Australia. David was married to Katherine Carter in 1902. He worked on many scientific and practical inventions, which he kept working on into his nineties, including an improvement on the shearing hand-piece (patented in 1909), and the invention of helicopter flight, after researching the flight of the boomerang. by Dylan

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