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Dampier Archipelago Rock-Art Precinct

Yaburara

The original Inhabitants the Dampier Archipelago were the Yaburara people who were massacred over at least an eight day period in February 1868 . This genocide occurred  at various locations on the Burrup and in the waters of the Archipelago in what is referred to as the Flying Foam Massacre.

Below are a number of papers and documents that refer to this awful event:

The killing fields of Murujuga PDF
By Robert G. Bednarick

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