Site Name Hospital Creek, Narran Lake, Brewarinna
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Pooncarie/Parkantyi
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -29.835,146.906,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1870 and 31 Dec 1870
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 400
Aboriginal People Killed Notes MWC
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Unknown
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Unknown
Narrative Dargin says that about 400 men, women and children were killed in this massacre and that there were only 'picaninnnies left'.
Sources Dargin 1976:59 (Sources PDF)
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