Pemulwuy

Aboriginal warrior who led a campaign of resistance against European settlers.

Pemulwuy c1801
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Botany Bay, Sydney
1760
Died
2 Jun 1802
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Pemulwuy

by Keith Vincent Smith, 2010

Pemulwuy was a powerful Aboriginal resistance leader against the British settlers who occupied his land. Through the final decade of the eighteenth century, Pemulwuy led guerrilla attacks against settlers' farms, burning their huts, maize crops and livestock, and plundering their possessions.
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Story about Pemulwuy by Gadigal elder Allen Madden from These Walls Have Ears: Infamous, 2013