Rabbit-proof Fence Topics for Discussion

Doris Pilkington Garimara
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Why were the Aborigines afraid of the white man raiders? What had the white men done to them in the past? Why weren't the Aborigines able to fight them off?

Why were Molly, Gracie and Daisy ostracized by others in their tribe? Why did the government decide to move them, and others like them, to different settlements? How did the government view these girls compared to others in the tribe?

What was the purpose of the rabbit-proof fence? How long was the fence? Why was it significant to the tribal people? What role did it play in the girls' escape?

Why didn't Molly want to stay at Moore River Settlement School? What type of nature did she have? Why was she able to navigate so successfully through the many miles and different terrain in which they traveled?

Even though the English settlers weren't violent...

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