The Trial of Warri: Aboriginal Protection and Settler Self Government in Colonial Victoria
On 25 February 1843, under a prejudicial but hardly atypical headline of 'Black Outrage', the Port Phillip Gazette reported that an Aboriginal man from the 'Goulburn tribe' had been committed to stand trial for sheep stealing. The accused was a 'Bangerang' man named Warri, who the previous July had allegedly joined a group of his compatriots in spearing sheep on Edward M. Curr's 'Tongala' pastoral run, which was situated near the confluence of the Murray and Goulburn rivers. According to the...[Show more]
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