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'The 1838 Myall Creek Massacre is remembered for the brutality of the crime committed by white settlers against innocent Aboriginal men, women and children, but also because eleven of the twelve assassins were arrested and brought to trial. Amid tremendous controversy, seven were hanged. Myall Creek was not the last time the colonial administration sought to apply the law equally to Aboriginal people and settlers, but it was the last time perpetrators of a massacre were convicted and hanged.

'Marking its 180th anniversary, this book explores the significance of one of the most horrifying events of Australian colonialism. Thoughtful and fearless, it challenges us to look at our history without flinching as an act of remembrance and reconciliation.' (Summary)

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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: NewSouth Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 232p.
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      • Published June 2018

      ISBN: 9781742235752

Works about this Work

Jane Lydoon and Lyndall Ryan (Eds) Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre Alexander Wells , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , January 2019;

'The scholarly essays and personal reflections collected in Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre probe the broader meanings of one episode of shocking violence while also demonstrating the restorative power of historical truth-telling.' (Introduction)

y separately published work icon [Review] Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre Astrid Edwards , 2018 14402510 2018 single work review
— Review of Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre 2018 anthology criticism

'Today, 10 June 2018, is the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek massacre, where at least 28 Wirrayaraay women, children and elders were killed by settlers and stockmen without provocation in northern New South Wales.' (Introduction)

y separately published work icon [Review] Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre Astrid Edwards , 2018 14402510 2018 single work review
— Review of Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre 2018 anthology criticism

'Today, 10 June 2018, is the 180th anniversary of the Myall Creek massacre, where at least 28 Wirrayaraay women, children and elders were killed by settlers and stockmen without provocation in northern New South Wales.' (Introduction)

Jane Lydoon and Lyndall Ryan (Eds) Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre Alexander Wells , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , January 2019;

'The scholarly essays and personal reflections collected in Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre probe the broader meanings of one episode of shocking violence while also demonstrating the restorative power of historical truth-telling.' (Introduction)

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