Site Name Junction, Darling & Murray Rivers (2)
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Tati tati
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Latitude -34.123
Longitude 141.931
Date 11 Nov 1839
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes men
Attackers Colonisers: Settler, Overlander
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Motive Opportunity
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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