No Sugar

No Sugar

by

Jack Davis

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Jimmy Koolbari Millimurra / The Baby Character Analysis

Joe and Mary’s infant son, often simply referred to as “the Baby.” Mary delivers Jimmy with Gran’s help while Joe is still in jail. She gives him a Nyoongah name, Koolbari (meaning magpie), but waits for Joe’s release to give him an English name. Joe names his child Jimmy after his late uncle, Jimmy Munday.
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Jimmy Koolbari Millimurra / The Baby Character Timeline in No Sugar

The timeline below shows where the character Jimmy Koolbari Millimurra / The Baby appears in No Sugar. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 4, Scene 8
White Australians vs. the Aboriginal Family Unit Theme Icon
Cissie, David, Milly, and Sam are all quietly playing games. Mary is watching over the Baby. Suddenly, they all hear a whistle from offstage. It’s Joe! Mary embraces him, and David... (full context)
White Australians vs. the Aboriginal Family Unit Theme Icon
Language and Culture Theme Icon
Mary brings Joe to meet their Baby. They’ve given him a Nyoongah name, Koolbari, which means magpie, but waited to give him... (full context)