Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence

Author : Doris Pilkington
ISBN : UOM:39015054453850
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 62.45 MB
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Novel based on the experiences of three girls who fled from Moore River native settlement and followed the rabbit-proof fence back to their homeland in the East Pilbarra. Describes events prior to their forced transportation to the settlement, the harshness of life there, the difficulties of the journey back, and their fates when they eventually arrived home. Author worked in film/video production with the WA Institute of Film and Television. Her other publications include 'Caprice: A stockman's daughter' which won the 1990 David Unaipon Award.
Category: Fiction

Long Walk Home

Author : Doris Pilkington
ISBN : 3499235048
Genre : Aboriginal Australians
File Size : 87.51 MB
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Category: Aboriginal Australians

Rabbit Proof Fence

Author : Larissa Behrendt
ISBN : 0868199109
Genre : Feature films
File Size : 73.42 MB
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This Australian Screen Classic is about the movie "Rabbit-Proof Fence" based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara. The 2002 film, written by Christine Olsen and directed by Phillip Noyce, tells the story of Doris Pilkingtons mother, the then fourteen-year-old Molly Craig, her sister Daisy, aged eight, and cousin Gracie, aged eleven, who were all forcibly removed from their families at Jigalong in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in 1931. Taken to the Moore River Native Settlement, a mission on the western Australian coast some 2000 kilometres from home, they were to be trained as domestic servants. Desperately home sick, Molly, Daisy and Gracie escaped, and following the rabbit-proof fence, they walked thousands of kilometres across desert back home, all the while being stalked by the authorities. In this honest and frank account Eualeyai and Kamillaroi woman, academic and award-winning author Larissa Behrendt finds much about this story that resonates: the need and desire to find ones home, ones sense of place, ones sense of self. This is undoubtedly a universal quest but for Aboriginal people taken from their families, as these children were, that search for home, that need to feel complete, is all the more powerful. (
Category: Feature films

Braune Erde

Author : Daniel Höra
ISBN : 9783845802398
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 39.8 MB
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Ein Roman, der mitreißend erzählt, wie das Leben eines Jungen, eines ganzes Dorfes, mit rechtem Gedankengut infiltriert wird und was passiert, wenn völkische Parolen auf Perspektivlosigkeit treffen.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Under The Wintamarra Tree

Author : Doris Pilkington
ISBN : 0702233080
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 54.15 MB
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Doris Pilkington Garimara was born on traditional birthing ground under the wintamarra tree. Her life in the Mardu camp was disrupted when as a three-year-old she was taken by the authorities to live within the confines of Moore River Native Settlement. Her remarkable story follows on from the courageous journey of her mother Molly Craig, made legendary in the recently released film, 'Rabbit-Proof Fence'.
Category: Social Science

Rabbit Proof Fence Directed By Phillip Noyce

Author : Carol Thomas
ISBN : 1741250315
Genre : English language
File Size : 77.53 MB
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A comprehensive summary and analysis of the film: The rabbit proof fence. HSC Standard/Advanced English. Area of study: The journey. Focus: Physical journeys. The book (Follow the Rabbit proof fence ) does not seem to be mentioned.
Category: English language

Caprice

Author : Doris Pilkington Garimara
ISBN : 9780702249174
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 56.84 MB
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This fictional account of one woman's journey to recover her family and heritage won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Set in the towns, pastoral stations and repressive institutions of Western Australia, it is a moving story of three generations of Yamatji women. Kate begins her journey with the life of her grandmother, Lucy, a domestic servant. She discovers how her mother's love for a young Aboriginal stockman ended tragically. Kate was born into the Settlement, taught Christian doctrine and trained for a career as a domestic. Gradually and painfully she sheds this narrowly prescribed identity, setting out on the pilgrimage home.
Category: Fiction