Bungaree, John

Kamilaroi man brought to Sydney from the Namoi River valley and educated at the Normal Institution in the 1830s.

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Died
1855
Occupation
Position
1839 - 1841

Bungaree, John

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2011

A prizewinning student at Sydney's Normal Institution, where he was educated 'like a white man', John Bungaree's later career, as an agricultural labourer and native policeman, showed the difficulties of living between the European and Aboriginal cultures of early New South Wales.