Awards & Winners

Donald Thomson

Date of Birth 26-June-1901
Place of Birth Brighton
(City of Bayside, Victoria, Melbourne)
Donald Fergusson Thomson, OBE 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.

Awards by Donald Thomson

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Patron's Gold Medal
(For geographical exploration and studies in Arnhem land)