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The Coming of the Light

Erub Erwer Meta Artists Darnley Island Art Centre

For the people at the top end of Australia the date 1 July is a calendar highlight with the Coming of the Light holiday celebrating each year the coming of Christianity through the Torres Strait Islands communities. Accompanied by South Sea Islander evangelists and teachers the Rev Samuel MacFarlane from the London Missionary Society anchored at Erub (Darnley Island) in ...

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