Libby Connors – Dundalli and the 40 year resistance in South East Queensland

Episode 4

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Boe Spearim

Boe Spearim is a Gamilaraay and Kooma man, and the creator and host of a podcast called ‘Frontier War Stories’. The podcast is dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian history that has been left out of the history books. Each episode he speaks with different First Nations and non-Indigenous people about research, books and oral histories that document the first 140 years of conflict and resistance after European invasion.

In the forth episode of Frontier War Stories Boe yarns with Libby Connors is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern Queensland and Author of Warrior A Legendary Leader’s Dramatic Life And Violent Death On The Colonial Frontier.

Libby talks about the life of Dundalli, who he was why he fought for his people. We also talk about the forty year resistance being waged in South East Queensland by the likes of Moppy, multuggerah, Dundalli, Billy Barlow and many more warriors.

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