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Gerald Blitner served as a guide and translator for the 1948 expedition. Here, Martin Thomas explores his oral testimony alongside archival evidence, including observations recorded by the expedition party, to unpack their intercultural exchanges.

Unpacking the testimony of Gerald Blitner: An Indigenous perspective on the Arnhem Land Expedition

Gerald Blitner served as a guide and translator for the 1948 expedition. Here, Martin Thomas explores his oral testimony alongside archival evidence, including observations recorded by the expedition party, to unpack their intercultural exchanges.
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