Native Institute couples marry

The Native Institute plan is for the boys and the girls from the institute to marry each other, and thus form a nucleus of stable Europeanised Aboriginal settlers. Two Aboriginal couples marry in 1821 (Polly to Michael Yarringguy and Betty to Bobby Nurragingy). They settle on land near Creek Jemmy’s land, where they are joined by three other families. They receive 3 ha. each (J.L.Kohen, Aborigines in the west. Prehistory to Present, 1985, np.