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Why were these girls taken?Aboriginals of mixed race, usually called half cast (aboriginalwomen had sex with a white man), were taken away by thestateThey wanted to better their circumstance so they placed themwith white familiesThe children who were taken away by federal law were calledthe stolen generation or the stolen childrenoThe removals occurred between 1869 and 1969Rumored that this was still going on as late as the 1970’sCaused serious rift and animosity between the peopleoWhite Australians used to look at the aboriginals as a lower people andthey wanted to be able to help themNo one’s evil they think they’re doing the right thing andthey’re just racist.You can liken this to race relations between black and whitepeople but also the American government treatment of NativeAmericansThe half cast girls escaped and followed a fence back homeoThe state barrier fence of Western Australia, formerly known asNumber 1 Rabbit Proof FenceIt was a pest exclusion fence built between 1901 and 1907 to
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Indigenous Australians,Western Australia,Northern Territory,Rabbit-Proof Fence,Deserts of Australia,rabbit proof