Site Name Junction, Darling & Murray Rivers (2)
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Tati tati
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -34.123,141.931,0
Date 11 Nov 1839
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes men
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Opportunity
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Buchanan, an overlander, says that his party fired on an Aboriginal group on the opposite riverbank (for fear of being attacked), killed the chief, then killed six more and wounded many more.
Sources Buchanan 1922-3:75 (Sources PDF)
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