cameleer


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cam·el·eer

 (kăm′ə-lîr′)
n.
A person who drives or rides a camel.

cameleer

(ˌkæmɪˈlɪə)
n
a camel-driver

cam•el•eer

(ˌkæm əˈlɪər)

n.
a camel driver.
[1800–10]
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Known as Cameleer Goran, he always travels with his camel.
My latest YA historical fiction aimed at an older readership is The Youngest Cameleer.
My other historical novel The Youngest Cameleer is aimed at older children and young adults.
Story centers on Jalil (Katayla Williams as a child, Alice Haines as an adult), the daughter of an Aboriginal woman and an Afghan cameleer, Shit Mohammed (Serb actor Sinisa Copic).
Fortunately for the others on that same lonely bitumen, he gave up drinking and driving big rigs, preferring to cameleer in the Northern Territory.
1993 'Sahanna--a precis of Gus Bottril's notes on Sahanna, "Afghan" squatter, cameleer and sandalwooder of Moonlight Valley, East Kimberley, WA'.
As legendary figures, the bushman and the cameleer belong to what is often presented as a `golden age' in the manifold pages of Australian memories and histories.
In Australia, Noel Fullerton, the man known throughout the world as Australia's greatest cameleer, takes camping trips into the Simpson Desert for up to two weeks at a time.
There is also a Kurdish Muslim community, and more than 1,000 people identify themselves as Aboriginal Muslims, being descendants of Afghan cameleers who arrived in Melbourne in 1860, or have Indonesian ancestry.
Islamic art in Australia represents a unique heritage, with the relics of the Macassan Traders of Northern Australia and the Afghan Cameleers of Central Australia serving as the most celebrated of Australian Islamic legacies," Adamson said, adding: "Pakistan is famous in Australia and around the world for its miniatures tradition and vibrant pop-art like truck art.
Barry is a descendent of the Pitjantjatjara people of north-west South Australia, British immigrants and Afghan cameleers.
The first camel was imported to Australia in 1840, and between 1860 and 1900,20,000 camels and 2,000 cameleers were shipped from northern India, Afghanistan and Pakistan to meet the needs of white Australians looking to tame the Outback.