AVAILABLE NOW IN HARDCOVER! 'Pemulwuy: The Battle For Sydney' is the story of the extraordinary, gruesome and heart-wrenching war that raged from 1788 until 1802 from first contact between Australian Aboriginals and Europeans. 'Pemulwuy: The Battle for Sydney' is the story of a man who became a legend as he led an impossible war against a savage enemy determined to conquer a new land – the story of Australia’s first patriot. Dr. Eric Willmot AM, a remarkable storyteller and Aboriginal leader, reveals the untold history of early Sydney and the superhuman plight to protect the land and culture of the Eora people.
- “Eric Willmot, already a distinguished Australian, here takes us with authority into the vanished and fantastic planet of the Sydney tribes.”
- “We non-Aboriginal Australians must never forget the dispossession, the ridicule, the indignity, the exclusion, the separation and the injustice we have inflicted on the first Australians”.
The Hon. Paul Keating
- “A great Aboriginal warrior by the name of Pemulwuy became a devastating resistance leader, rallying his people.”
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