Historical information

Rev. Kolinio Saukuru was the grandson of the only survivor of the party led by Rev. Thomas Baker, which was massacred and eaten by a hill tribe in central Fiji in 1867. In 1933 he was appointed by the Methodist Mission as a catechist to work among the aborigines of North Australia. He was accepted for the ministry in 1939, and was ordained at Croker Island in 1945. During WWII he was in charge of the Yirrkala Mission Station.

Physical description

B & W head and shoulders studio portrait of the Rev. Kolinio Saukuru, in postcard format.

Inscriptions & markings

Rev. Kolinio Saukuru