in with white families to better there circumstances aka the stolen generation

In with white families to better there circumstances

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in with white families to “better there circumstances” aka the stolen generation Went on for a hundred years, all the way up into the 1970s, perfectly legal Fence was constructed during 1901 & 1907 to keep out rabbits of western Australia Rabbits brought over by great Britain colonists as pets plague of rabbits 100 years ago they had open hunting season for rabbits Journey portrayed goes from Moore River facility just north of Perth to the small town of Jigalong on the fringe of the Gibson desert RABBIT PROOF FENCE Western Australia 1931 o For 100 years the Aboriginal Peoples have resisted the invasion of the lands by white settlers. Now, a special law, the Aborigines Act, controls their lives in every detail
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Mr. A. O. Neville, the Chief Protector of Aborigines, is the legal guardian of every Aborigine in the state of Western Australia. o He has the power “to remove any half-caste child” from their family, from anywhere within the state Main character, sister Daisy, and cousin Gracie when they were little o From Jigalong, where people took over
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  • Fall '08
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  • Indigenous Australians, Western Australia, Gibson Desert, rabbit proof

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