Pemulwuy

Aboriginal warrior who led a campaign of resistance against European settlers.

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Born
Botany Bay, Sydney
1760
Died
02 Jun 1802
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Pemulwuy

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2010

Pemulwuy was a powerful Aboriginal resistance leader against the British settlers who occupied his land. Through the final decade of the eighteenth century, Pemulwuy led guerrilla attacks against settlers' farms, burning their huts, maize crops and livestock, and plundering their possessions.