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Australia has a very dark history😥😥

The man on the 2 dollar coins name is Gwoya Jungarai and he was one of the only survivors of one of the last recognised massacres of Aboriginal people, the 1928 Coniston Massacre in Central Australia. Almost every Australian has seen his face , Next time you hold a 2 dollar coin in your hand take a minute to reflect on Gwoya Jungarai.
Gwoya Tjungurrayi is also spelt Gwoya Jungarai or Gwoya Djungarai he was a Walpiri-Anmatyerre man of the Northern Territory of Australia.
The design of the Australian two dollar coin was inspired by a drawing of Tjungurrayi by artist Ainslie Roberts in 1988.

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