Site Name Ukabulla Station (2), Maranoa PD
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandandanji? and Yiman people from the Dawson River
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -26.633
Longitude 150.006
Date Between 1 Nov 1852 and 30 Nov 1852
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6: including Bussamarai, the Yiman man from Dawson River and four other men, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative An alleged reprisal for Yiman people having killed shepherd employed by Mr Scott on the Dawson River and for local station managers complaining of stocktheft, carried out by native police led by Sgt Skelton and supported by Paddy McEncroe and D.W. Duncomb.
Sources Collins 2002: 203-5 (Sources PDF)
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