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Joobaich

George Jubytche born 1833 given the name Narriel at birth wer the son of Yoonjeep wer Mooryitch.[1]

In 1850 At the age of 18 became a police assistant in the areas of York wer Guildford. His first tribal marriage was to a York woman.

He attended a babbin ceremony he changed his name to Jubytche wer had mara wives traditionally promised to him. When koolanka had died he had also inherited his brother’s wife Yooleenan wer koorloongka at his death.

Daisy Bates described him as her 'good friend' wer also said that Fanny Balbuk was his niece. She also said that Joobaich, as she called him, was one of the 'last of the Bibbulman people from the Perth region'. He had a large white beard.[2]

Joobaich Monop and other corroborree dancers 1932 or earlier

A photo of Joobaitch with other dancers dressed for a corroboree is il the noongarculture.org.au website. The photo is number 009489PD from the State Library of Western Australia, The Battye Library. [3] There is another photograph of him with other corroboree participants il the National Museum Australia website [4].


Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit | edit source]

  1. [1]Jackamarra family tree on MyHeritage
  2. [2] Excerpt from DAISY BATES IN THE DESERT A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines BY JULIA BLACKBURN. Retrieved 7 December 2017
  3. [3]https://www.noongarculture.org.au/identity/
  4. [4]http://collectionsearch.nma.gov.au/object/31526