There were other killings — the settlers saw them as cullings — at Boney Point, Butchers Creek, Slaughterhouse Gully — the names are grotesquely eloquent. The leader of the Highland Brigade and the first European to open up the region, Angus McMillan , was himself the survivor of a ruthless campaign of dispossession.
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McMillan is still celebrated in his native Skye and in Australia — where he is honoured with cairns and plaques — as a pioneer, a man of great personal integrity and a pillar of settler society. Once there, she realises that she has stumbled into an ethical morass far murkier than she ever bargained for.
The settler response to this otherness was to make it familiar. When choosing names, unoriginality was key: Lake Victoria, Port Albert; even an Avon river with a town on it called Stratford.
Having made the leap from crofter to laird, McMillan presided over his own property, a ,acre estate named Bushy Park, in a tweed three-piece suit and a tartan bonnet. Of course, the land was not unoccupied.
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The Gippsland plain was the base of the Gunai , one of several hundred Indigenous nations on the Australian continent with an unbroken presence there since the stone age. The resulting territorial wars were bloody in the extreme.
The fugitives go through some alleyways to the construction site at Beverly Boulevard and First Street intersection. They continue along First Street and turn in to a street which they head into the suburbs. Note that the fugitives might hit a Pacific Electric Railway Streetcar , but that does not slow them down although it will throw the tram flying.
They go past and swerve through two gas stations and end up on Lucas Avenue. They head into another alleyway and eventually crash into an International KB5.
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