Jandamarra

/dʒændəˈmarə/ (say janduh'maruh)

noun
1870?–97, an Aboriginal man of the Punuba people of WA who, having worked as a stockman and police tracker, led his people in resistance to European settlement in the Kimberley, notably in a battle between police and Punuba warriors in Windjana Gorge in 1894; killed by a police party.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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