What remains of Joe Governor?

History Lab show

Summary: After Jimmy's trial, what happened to his brother Joe? Joe has mostly been forgotten by history, and his presence in the archives is little more than a whisper. From coronial records, family tales and a visit to a country pub, it becomes clear that Joe fell foul of the frontier, in life and death. And yet, more questions remain: Was Joe Governor, an outlaw, killed lawfully? How do his ancestral remains become another transactional asset in the murky world of race science? And why is western knowledge still entangled in its colonial past?