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Pemulwuy, The Aboriginal Freedom Fighter Anthology of Heroes History

    • Society & Culture

Pemulwuy was a member of the Bidjigal people, one of the Aboriginal tribes who lived on the east coast of Australia.
When the British arrived to colonise his people's ancestral land he fought back. Over 12 years, Pemulwuy led and unending war against the new colony and united multiple Aboriginal tribes under his leadership. After being shot multiple times and surviving, rumours started that the man had supernatural powers.

Had the British Empire finally met its match?

This 'Forgotten Footnote' episode has been produced in support of 2021 NAIDOC Week!
Supporting pictures, source material and attributions can be found on our website.
Join the Anthology on Instagram!

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Pemulwuy was a member of the Bidjigal people, one of the Aboriginal tribes who lived on the east coast of Australia.
When the British arrived to colonise his people's ancestral land he fought back. Over 12 years, Pemulwuy led and unending war against the new colony and united multiple Aboriginal tribes under his leadership. After being shot multiple times and surviving, rumours started that the man had supernatural powers.

Had the British Empire finally met its match?

This 'Forgotten Footnote' episode has been produced in support of 2021 NAIDOC Week!
Supporting pictures, source material and attributions can be found on our website.
Join the Anthology on Instagram!

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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