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Warrigal Creek Massacre (1843)
Transcript of Warrigal Creek Massacre (1843)
Details (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr How the people have been affected? Why they attacked? Who was the leader of the
English troops? Are any famous Indigenous people involved? Aboriginal people being held and imprisoned. The English Troops beleived that Australia was
'Terra Nullius' (land belonging to no one) so they
took Aboriginal land and hurt/killed them even when told not to. How much people were killed? Did the Aboriginal people start the conflict? The attack was led by Scotsman
Angus McMillan. Altough exact numbers are unknown
it is thought that at least 150 Aboriginies
died in the Warrigal Creek massacre. The Aboriginal people killed a
white settler (Ronald Macallister ) and the other people decided to avenge his death and attack the Indigenous people. Who had an advantage in the fight? Can it be called a war? There were massacres commited
by both the Aboriginal people
and the white settlers. The English troops had an advantage
both in numbers and had better
weapns than the Indigenous people. The names of the Aboriginal people
that were killed in the massacre remain unknown. Warrigal Creek Aboriginal people being shot in a massacre. In Aboriginal point of view
they call it murder, not a war. Disease reduced Aboriginal population
by approximately 90% Bibliography http://www.kooriweb.org/sljr/kurnai.htm http://www.janesoceania.com/australia_europeans/index.htm http://www.maffra.net.au/bataluk/cult.htm http://www.skwirk.com.au/p-c_s-56_u-426_t-1075_c-4149/WA/10/Impact-of-European-settlement-on-Indigenous-people/Mass-migration/_tb-p http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=aboriginal+boomerang&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&tbm=isch&tbnid=QM8noO317ARnnM:&imgrefurl=https://www.murrawolka.com/retailshop/product.php%3Fproductid%3D16231&docid=WrRoyy-U0mTOjM&w=618&h=347&ei=hDlxToGbBqKHsAKQ98C8CQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=183&page=3&tbnh=82&tbnw=146&start=21&ndsp=12&ved=1t:429,r:9,s:21&tx=78&ty=18&biw=804&bih=604 http://www.google.com.au/imgres?q=australia&um=1&hl=en&safe=active&tbm=isch&tbnid=nz9qh9FHVnFzjM:&imgrefurl=http://street-directory.com.au/&docid=aedppvB9CJL5rM&w=670&h=540&ei=1z9xTqTUKNGIsAL94eX8CQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=59&page=1&tbnh=118&tbnw=146&start=0&ndsp=11&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:0&tx=82&ty=55&biw=804&bih=604 When did the conflict end? The massacre started in 1843
and ended in......