Site Name Convincing Ground, Portland Bay
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Dhauwurd wurrung
Colony PPD
Present State/Territory VIC
Police District Portland
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -38.253,141.733,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1834 and 31 Dec 1834
Attack Time daytime
Aboriginal People Killed 20
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 20, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category Whalers
Attacker Details
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Attack on Kilcarer gundidj [Dhauwurd wurrung speakers?] for taking whale.
Sources Clark ID 1995:17-22; Anderson, 2006:137-147; Clark ID 2011:79-109
Corroboration Rating ***