Follow the rabbit-proof fence

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by Doris Pilkington | Nonfiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0702233552 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingDeepswampwing of Oskarshamn, Småland Sweden on 12/4/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingDeepswampwing from Oskarshamn, Småland Sweden on Tuesday, December 04, 2018
This extraordinary story of courage and faith is based on the actual experiences of three girls who fled from the repressive life of Moore River Native Settlement, following along the rabbit-proof fence back to their homelands. 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.

Journal Entry 2 by wingDeepswampwing at Oskarshamn, Småland Sweden on Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Released 4 mos ago (12/4/2018 UTC) at Oskarshamn, Småland Sweden

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Gripande och intressant -

Journal Entry 3 by Panzeranzi at Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on Sunday, January 27, 2019
Tack snälla, det här låter som något jag vill läsa.

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