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TAS - Emita & Wybalenna


Flinders Council
Emita & Wybelenna
Flinders Island War Memorial (Emita)
Furneaux Museum (Emita)
Wybalenna Historic Chapel
Wybelenna Cemetery

From 1830, the remnants of the Tasmanian Aboriginal population were exiled to Settlement Point (or Wybalenna, meaning Black Man's House) on Flinders Island.
These 160 survivors were deemed to be safe from white settlers here, but conditions were poor, and the relocation scheme was short-lived.
In 1847, after a campaign by the Aboriginal population against their Commandant, Henry Jeanneret, which involved a petition to Queen Victoria, the remaining 47 Aboriginals were again relocated, this time to Oyster Cove Station, an ex-convict settlement 56 kilometres south of Tasmania's capital, Hobart, where Truganini, the last full-blood Tasmanian Aborigine, died in 1876.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 19 February, 2014.

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