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This, the ninth article in 'Epics of the Bush', tells of white contact with the Tasmanian Aborigine. Trucanine was the daughter of King Magna and, although she was treated barbarically by the white settlers, tried to bring the Aboriginal people peacefully to settlements.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 15 December 1937 Z1741870 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 3,45
Last amended 9 Dec 2010 14:25:33
Subjects:
  • Oyster Cove, Snug - Middleton area, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
  • 1812-1876
Settings:
  • Bruny Island, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
  • Oyster Cove, Snug - Middleton area, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
  • Flinders Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
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