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Truganini [Trukanini, Trugernanna, Lalla Rookh]locked

(c. 1812–1876)
  • A. G. L. Shaw

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Truganini [Trukanini, Trugernanna, Lalla Rookh] (c. 1812–1876), Australian Aborigine, was born on Bruny Island, south-east Van Diemen's Land, into the Great Swanport tribe. Her father was Manganna (Mangerner; d. 1830), a native of the island; her mother, whose name is not known, was killed by sailors soon after ...

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