Mark Bin Bakar

Mark Bin Bakar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mark Bin Bakar is an Indigenous Australian musician, comedian and radio announcer based in Broome, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. He is best known for his television character Mary Geddarrdyu or Mary G, who hosted a variety show broadcast nationally on SBS Television. The son of a catholic indigenous mother and a muslim Singaporean father, Bakar created the character Mary G as a stolen generation woman like his mother. She first featured on Bin Bakar's radio show in Broome at Radio Goolarri in 1993 where she tackled issues of domestic violence, sexual health and reconciliation, and was particularly popular with aboriginal women.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Phon
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135653539
  • 9786135653533