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Massacre at Pinjarra or the So-called Battle of Pinjarra – a Critical Study

woman and_childby Associate Professor Rosemary van den Berg

My home town of Pinjarra, Western Australia, is a very significant part of this state's colonial history, because it was here that local Bindjareb Nyoongar people were massacred on the 28th October 1834 by Captain James Stirling and his militia, and Thomas Peel, who claimed land in Bindjareb country. The Swan River colony was established by the British...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:20

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Goodbye to the Qld Premier’s Literary Awards – Hello Write Wing Sting

campbell and_lisa_newmanBy National Indigenous Times columnist Yvette Holt

"The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

The initial shock and disbelief of having our beloved state literary awards suddenly and so viciously wiped away from the Australian literary mantelpiece took me by total surprise – I like so many other avid...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:19

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