Waterloo & Myall Creek Massacres reconciliation.
Return to Myall Creek Pastel Artwork Demonstration
Return to Myall Creek has been painted in artist's soft pastels, is a tribute to the reconciliation process for the Myall Creek massacre. The YouTube video will be release soon and a painting tutorial.
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On the 10 th June 1838, a brutal massacre of a family of 28 old men, women, children and babies of the Wirrayaraay and Gamilaroi peoples took place at Myall Creek.
In a following court case, seven stock-men were hung for participating in the brutal massacre. Descendants of Aboriginal people who survived the massacre form part of the Myall Creek Memorial Committee, which co-manages the Myall Creek Memorial site.
'Mounted Police and Blacks', an 1852 lithograph by W. L. Walton, depicting the killing of Aboriginal warriors at Slaughterhouse Creek by colonial police troopers.