Australia

Warrior killed, decapitated, and displayed

July 11, 1833 Belhus, Perth, Western Australia Yagan, an Indigenous warrior, is killed and decapitated, his head smoked and put on display as an "anthropological curiosity" Yagan had a bounty placed on him, dead or alive, for killing a white servant. The killing of the servant was an act of retaliation after a different white… Continue reading Warrior killed, decapitated, and displayed