Today, boys and girls, we're playing the game a little differently.
Cos I said so.
And cos I'm the mad old battle axe driving this boat.
Calyute leads a raid by thirty Binjareb on Shenton's Mill in Perth, Westralia. Shenton was locked inside while the flour taken. Calyute, Gunmal and Yedong were later captured. Gunmal and Yedong were tied, flogged with 24 lashes at the St Georges Terrace whipping post.
Calyute was transferred to Fremantle Round House, and there given
another 60 lashes and released in May.
'Saturday' leads Aboriginal resistance in the Bathurst area.
August - martial law is proclaimed in the Bathurst area when seven
Europeans are killed by Aboriginal people and the conflict is seen as a
serious threat. Soldiers, mounted police, settlers and stockmen carry
out numerous attacks on Aboriginal people. As many as 100 Aboriginal
people are killed. Martial law stops in December.
Battle of Pinjarra.
60-70 Aboriginal men, women and children in the camp had been subjected
to intensive fire of 24 guns for an hour, and for another half hour the
survivors were hunted through the bush.
The Aboriginal Legal Service received a government grant
of $24,500 for the salaries of a full time solicitor, a field officer
and a secretary. The Aboriginal Legal Service was firmly established.
They started a 24 hour answering service and in the first twelve months
the Aboriginal Legal Service handled over 550 cases, mostly criminal
matters. It was an historical act of self-determination.
Legal Service was the first community-controlled, shop-front, free
legal-aid centre in Australia.
On the Canning Stock Route an unrecorded number of Aboriginal men and women were raped and massacred when Mardu
people were captured and tortured to serve as 'guides' and reveal the
sources of water in the area after being 'run down' by men on horseback,
restrained by heavy chains 24 hours a day, and tied to trees at night .
The Bedford Downs Massacre.