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Bennelong

Woollarawarre Bennelong was a senior man of the Eora, an Aboriginal Koori people of the Port Jackson area, at the time of the first British settlement in Australia, in 1788. Bennelong served as an interlocutor between the Eora and the British, both in Sydney and in the United Kingdom. Woollarawarre Bennelong, the son of Goorah-Goorah and Gagolh, was a member of the Wangal clan, connected with the south side of Parramatta River, having close ties with the Wallumedegal clan, on the west side of the river, the Burramattagal clan near today's Parramatta, he had several sisters, Wariwéar, Karangarang, Wûrrgan and Munânguri, who married important men from nearby clans, thereby creating political links for their brother. He had five names, given at different times during the various ritual inductions he underwent; the other four are given as Wolarrebarre, Wogultrowe and Bundabunda. The island of Memel in Port Jackson was part of his personal property, inherited through his father, he had several wives: the first, whose name is not known, died from smallpox, before he was captured.

He married the Cammeray clanswoman Barangaroo, who died shortly after in 1791. He took up with a Gweagal woman, Kurubarabüla, after kidnapping her, they stayed together a year until his departure for England. On his return, he had a son, Dicky, by another woman, his last wife, buried with him, was Boorong. Bennelong was brought to the settlement at Sydney Cove in November 1789 by order of the governor, Arthur Phillip, under instructions from King George III to establish relationships with the indigenous populations. At that time the Eora conscientiously avoided contact with the newcomers, in desperation Phillip resorted to kidnap. A man named Arabanoo was captured, but he, like many other Aboriginal people near the settlement, died in a smallpox epidemic a few months in May 1789. Bennelong was captured with Colbee on 25 November 1789 as part of Phillip's plan to learn the language and customs of the local people. William Bradley painted a watercolour of the occasion and described the capture in his journal as the'most unpleasant service' he was ordered to undertake.

Bennelong's age, at the time of his capture, was estimated at 25, he was described as being'of good stature, stoutly made', with a'bold, intrepid countenance'. His appetite was such that'the ration of a week was insufficient to have kept him for a day', and'love and war seemed his favourite pursuits'. Colbee soon escaped, but Bennelong stayed in the settlement for several months slipped away. Four months he was sighted by officers in Manly Cove, Phillip was notified. One account has it that, on the day Phillip had organized a whale feast in order to reestablish relations with the Eora, the Governor hurried over and approached Bennelong, with a group of 20 warriors. Phillip took a gesture by Bennelong towards another Aboriginal person, Willemering, as an invitation for an introduction, extended his hand to the latter, who responded by spearing Phillip in the shoulder. A scuffle broke out, but the officers managed to lead the Governor away to safety. Willemering was a Kurdaitcha from Broken Bay, it has been suggested that he had been enlisted by Bennelong to carry out payback for the latter's sense of injury on having been kidnapped.

In this view, some form of atonement was necessary as a prelude to any further arrangements with the intrusive colonial power. Phillip ordered that no retaliation take place and Bennelong, some days turned up to visit him as he was recovering from the wound, their relationship was renewed, he maintained ongoing good relations with the colony and in a gesture of kinship, gave Phillip the Aboriginal name Wolawaree. He learned to speak English. In 1790, the governor built him a hut on what became known as Bennelong Point. Bennelong and another Aboriginal man named Yemmerrawanne travelled with Phillip on the Atlantic to England in 1792. Many historians have claimed that they were presented to King George III, but there is no direct evidence that this occurred. Soon after their arrival in England they were hurriedly made clothes that would have been suitable for their presentation to the King. Jack Brook reconstructs some of their activities from the expense claims lodged with the government, they visited St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London.

A boat was hired, they went bathing. They went to the theatre. While in London they resided with Henry Waterhouse, when Yemmerrawanne became sick, they moved to Eltham and resided at the house of Edward Kent, where they were tended by Mr and Mrs Phillips, met Lord Sydney. Yemmerrawanne died while in Britain after a serious chest infection, Bennelong's health deteriorated, he returned to Sydney in February 1795 on HMS Reliance, the ship that took surgeon George Bass to the colony for the first time. Bass nursed him back to health and in exchange Bennelong taught him a sufficient amount of Dharuk to enable the former to communicate with the indigenous Eora on arriving in Sydney. Of the 2 years and 10 months he spent abroad, 18 months had been passed either at sea or on board ships in a dock. Bennelong arrived back in Sydney on 7 September 1795. A letter he had drafted in 1796 to Mr and Mrs Phillips, thanking Mrs Phillips for caring for him in England, asking for stockings and a handkerchief, is the first known text written in English by an Indigenous Australian.

Within a short time he took to the bush, reappearing only to dine at the servants' table in Governor King's residence. Many colonial reports complain of his refusal to rejoining'polished society', he part

Nando (footballer, born May 1967)

Fernando Martínez Perales known as Nando, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a left back, a manager. In his career, the majority of, spent at Valencia and Deportivo, he played in 413 games in 14 senior seasons in the top-two tiers of Spanish football. Born in Valencia, Nando began his career with local Levante UD, but moved across town to La Liga's Valencia CF after helping the team to promotion from the fourth division in 1987. An offensive-minded fullback who started his career as a midfielder, he spent five seasons at Valencia but he started less in his final two years, following the Che's signing of Brazilian Leonardo. Nando joined Deportivo de La Coruña on a free transfer in the summer of 1992, which saw Adolfo Aldana and Mauro Silva arrive at the Riazor Stadium. During his spell, the Galician club began its rise to Super Depor fame, winning its first two trophies – the domestic cup and the supercup, both in 1995 – which were the player's first and only honours. Following the arrival of John Toshack as Deportivo manager in 1995, Nando once again found himself on the sidelines.

Although he regained first-choice status for the 1996–97 season he lost his place to Frenchman Jérôme Bonnissel in the following, left for second level side Sevilla FC in January 1998 after five-and-a-half years and more than 200 official appearances. Nando helped the Andalusia team promote to the top flight in his first full season, but suffered immediate relegation back in a campaign in which he played in 30 league games, met the same fate in the following year with division two club SD Compostela, after which he retired from professional football aged 34, going on to play at amateur level with Atlético Arteixo. Nando made his debut for Spain on 14 September 1988 in Oviedo, his second – and final – appearance came four and a half years in a 1–1 draw with Mexico, another exhibition game, played in Las Palmas. Nando at BDFutbol CiberChe stats and bio Biography at Riazor Nando at National-Football-Teams.com Spain stats at Eu-Football

Barry Josephson

Barry Josephson is an American film producer and former music manager. Attended The McBurney School in NYC, Josephson graduated from American University, Washington DC in 1978, remains an active member of its American University School of Communication Alumni program. Josephson served as Vice President President, of Production for Columbia Pictures from 1991-1997, has produced films and television for studios and networks such as The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Television, AMC from 1997 onward. Josephson began his career in entertainment at Landers/Roberts Productions, overseeing the music division's interest in feature film and television programming and there was involved with the popular sequel, Death Wish II. Josephson worked for Gallin/Morey & Associates, managing the careers of such performers as Paula Abdul, Patti Labelle, Morris Day, Whoopi Goldberg. During this time, Josephson helped found Sandollar Films, whose production has included several of Dolly Parton's made-for-TV movies and specials.

Before moving to Columbia, Josephson worked with Joel Silver of Silver Pictures on Die Hard 2 and Predator 2, earned executive producer credit on both Ricochet and The Last Boy Scout, oversaw production of 14 episodes of the HBO series, Tales from the Crypt. In 1991 he became Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures, where his diverse background in film, TV, music production came to bear upon the projects he oversaw, he remained at the studio for six years. During his tenure at Columbia, Josephson was responsible for such popular films as In the Line of Fire, Bad Boys, Men in Black, Air Force One, The Fifth Element, Anaconda. In 1997 Josephson, resigning as President at Columbia, entered into a partnership with director Barry Sonnenfeld; the two joined The Walt Disney Company as Sonnenfeld Josephson Worldwide Entertainment for a three-year production term. During this period they produced numerous film and television shows, including Wild Wild West, Fantasy Island TV series, Big Trouble, The Crew and Secret Agent Man.

In 2001 he joined 20th Century Fox under Josephson Entertainment. There he produced the critically acclaimed Enchanted, which garnered two Golden Globe nominations, four Critics' Choice Awards and three Academy Award nominations, won a Critics' Choice Award for Best Family Film and a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Live Action Family Film. Other films he has produced include Hide and Seek, Pat Croce Moving In TV series, Like Mike, he acquired the rights in 2011 to make a film based on Julian Assange's autobiography. Josephson is executive producer of the television series Bones. Most he initiated the television adaptation of Washington's Spies, Alexander Rose's historical account of espionage during the American Revolution. Josephson, along with writer Craig Silverstein, executive-produced the adaptation, for AMC; the series premiered in April 2014. The producer is a founding member of Comic Relief, the charitable organization which produces comedy concerts hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg in order to raise funds to help America's homeless and others in need.

Josephson has played pivotal roles in the creation of the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, the Commitment to Life Benefit, the Heart of Austin Film Festival. Barry Josephson on IMDb Barry Josephson Bio at Fancast Josephson at Variety News Josephson Alumni at American University, Washington D. C