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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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