"Rabbit-Proof Fence" as an Example of How Australian Aborigines Were Treated by the British Colonial Power

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Pre-University Paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Miscellaneous, grade: 13 Punkte, language: English, abstract: During the years 1910 and 1970 up to 100,000 Aboriginal children were taken forcibly from their families by police or welfare officers, because of a Federal and State Government edict. The main motive was to 'assimilate' Aboriginal children into European society over one or two generations by denying and destroying their Aboriginality. This issue is also discussed in the novel "Rabbit-Proof Fence" ...

Rabbit-Proof Fence as an Example of How Australian Aborigines Were Treated by the British Colonial Power 2014, Grin Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783656820963

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