How many books did David Unaipon write?
He wrote two books
David Unaipon (born David Ngunaitponi) (28 September 1872 - 7 February 1967) was an Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and writer. Unaipon's contribution to Australian society helped to break many Indigenous Australian stereotypes, and he is featured on the Australian $50 note in commemoration.
All Australian banknotes feature famous or historically significant Australians on them. The new polymer Fifty Dollar note released from 1995 onwards, has David Unaipon (Inventor, preacher & author) on the front, and Dame Edith Cowan (Social worker, politician & feminist) on the back. David Unaipon was awarded many patents for his mechanical inventions. He wrote many articles for newspapers and magazines, and recorded in a book, many traditional Aboriginal stories. He had an unusual belief…