Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums

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Lucy McNally, ABC News online, 23 August 2016

In 1770, Cooman, a Gweagal man, was shot in the leg in an encounter with Captain James Cook and his crew on the shores of Botany Bay, Sydney. During the incident Cooman dropped his shield. Rodney Kelly, a descendant of Cooman, is attempting to have the shield belonging to his ancestor and other artefacts returned from the British Museum and the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The New South Wales Parliament has taken up his cause.

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