Prince William vows to return warrior's skull
Published 02/04/2010 | 05:00
PRINCE William has promised to help to return the skull of Aboriginal warrior Pemulwuy to its rightful owners in Australia.
During his visit to Sydney in January, the prince met several Aboriginal elders who asked him to help repatriate the skull.
More than 200 years ago, Pemulwuy led a war of resistance against the British settlers.
Considered a "pest", he was eventually decapitated and his head was sent to England. Today, the whereabouts of the skull remains a mystery. (© Daily Telegraph, London)