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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence [electronic resource]
Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence [electronic resource]
Pilkington, Doris2014
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Assimilationist policy dictated that these girls be taken from their kin and their homes in order to be made white. Settlement life was unbearable with its chains and padlocks, barred windows, hard cold beds, and horrible food. Solitary confinement was doled out as regular punishment. The girls were not even allowed to speak their language.Of all the journeys made since white people set foot on Australian soil, the journey made by these girls born of Aboriginal mothers and white fathers speaks something to everyone.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : University of Queensland Press, 2014
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9780702252051
Language:
English
BRN:
2571712
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