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Uncurated: Beyond the sepia history, stories of black and white

The story of Ned Kelly is burned deep in Australian folklore. Far less familiar is the story of Jandamarra, a respected member of the Bunuba people who is sometimes referred to as the Black Ned Kelly. Reporters Rebecca Pridham and Maya Pilbrow look deep into sepia photographs taken in the aftermath of the Glenrowan siege, now held in a collection of the University of Melbourne, and glimpse an even greater struggle. 

Uncurated: Beyond the sepia history, stories of black and white

Photo: Potter Museum of Art

Podcast by Maya Pilbrow and Bec Pridham

Reporters: Bec Pridham, Maya Pilbrow

Host: Angus McDonald

Sound designer: Clancy Balen

Producer: Nell Gereats

This episode is part three of our 7-part podcast Uncurated: Unpacking Australia’s hidden histories. Find more episodes here.

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