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redzed84 redzed84@yahoo.com
Wed, 19 Mar 2003 10:10:32 -0800 (PST)

--- Randy Van Vliet <bigdaddyrv@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Did they take only Half-Castes or did they take full
> aboriginals?

> Was this just a WA thing, the removal of the
> Half-Castes, or did it happen all over Australia?

I think it was a general government edict. Maybe I
read that in The Fatal Shore. This policy of "helping"
indigenous children was also applied in the US. Many
were sent to the Carlise Indian School in

For you history buffs:


"If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man,

he would have made me so in the first place."

..Sitting Bull (Teton Sioux) 

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