Appin massacre - April 1816: Frances Bodkin

Auntie Frances Bodkin tells the story of what led to the Appin massacre in 1816, how the guide, Bundle, found out about the proposed massacre and he and his friend John Warby tried to warn people. She also shares what she knows of the massacre itself, and the illegalities of this act. She is a descendent of one of those killed in the massacre.

Related videos: A declaration of war; Ancestral remains from the Appin massacre

Keywords: Identity; values; law; heritage; political activism; early settlement; massacres