Ilkari Maru

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Ilkari Maru
Origin Amata, South Australia
Genres country rock
Labels CAAMA Music
Past members Warren Tunkin
Larry Brady
Andrew Ken
Adam Tunkin
Leonard Jacob

Ilkari Maru is a Central Australian Indigenous band[1] from the 1980s. They played country rock music and sing in English and Pitjantjatjara.[2] They released two albums through CAAMA Music,[3] Ilkari Maru (1984)[4] and Lightning Strikes (Wangangarangk Rungkanu) (1987).[5]


  1. ^ Dunbar-Hall, Peter; Gibson, Chris (July 2004). Deadly Sounds, Deadly Places. Contemporary Aboriginal Music in Australia. University of New South Wales Press. ISBN 0-86840-622-8. ISBN 9780868406220. 
  2. ^ Breen, Marcus (1989). Our Place Our Music. Aboriginal Studies Press. ISBN 0-85575-197-5. 
  3. ^ Walker, Clinton (2000). Buried Country: The Story of Aboriginal Country Music. Pluto Press. ISBN 1-86403-152-2. 
  4. ^ Music Australia Ilkari Maru
  5. ^ Music Australia Lightning Strikes