Rabbit Proof Fence – The Stolen Generation

In our English class today we saw the movie Rabbit Proof Fence. It tells the true story of a girl named Molly Kelly and her battle for freedom. During the time period 1905-1970’s, Australian Aboriginal children were taken from their families by the Australian Federal and State government agencies and church missions. At least 35 000 children … More Rabbit Proof Fence – The Stolen Generation

Indigenous peoples in Australia

The indigenous people in Australia are called Aboriginals. They came to Australia about 50.000 years ago. When the British came to Australia in 1788, they called these native people “aboriginals”, meaning people who had lived there since the earliest times. Many of them suffered when Europeans (mainly from Britain) arrived in Australia, because of disease and the loss … More Indigenous peoples in Australia