The selfless service of Carl and Frieda Strehlow among the Western Arrarnta people is fondly remembered to this day (P02615 05034A_U, Photographic collection, Lutheran Archives).
1922–2022 Remembering the Journey to Horseshoe Bend
Finke River Mission is arranging commemorative activities in Central Australia this year to mark the centenary of the death of Lutheran missionary Carl Strehlow with the Western Arrarnta people.
Pastor Strehlow, who died on 20 October 1922 at Horseshoe Bend Station on the Finke River, aged 50, is most remembered for his service among the Western Arrarnta people at Hermannsburg (Ntaria). His legacy includes extensive Bible translation work and writings on First Nations languages and cultures.
100th-ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAM OF EVENTS