Fremantle Stuff > People > Yagan


yaganOne of his sons of Midgegoroo was Yagan, who was shot a couple of months after his father, on 11 July 1833, by colonist William Keats, to gain a monetary reward offered by the government, Yagan having been declared 'outlaw'.

References and Links

The photo (from Wikipedia) is that of the Yagan memorial statue on Heirisson Island >

Hallam, S.J. 1981, 'The first Western Australians', in C.T. Stannage ed., A New History of Western Australia: 36-71.

Hasluck, Alexandra 1961, 'Yagan the patriot', Early Days, 5, 5, part 7: 35-48.

Hasluck, Alexandra 1967, 'Yagan ( - 1833)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, ANU.

Williams, A.E. 1984, Nedlands: From Campsite to City, City of Nedlands: 1-8.

Wikipedia page

Garry Gillard | New: 11 March, 2018 | Now: 11 March, 2018