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The Passing of the Aborigines

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The Passing of the Aborigines
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Publisher: John Murray
ISBN/ASIN: 1409224686
Number of pages: 409

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Bates devoted more than 35 years of her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in a tent in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of the Nullarbor Plain. She researched and wrote millions of words on the subject. She also worked tirelessly for Aboriginal welfare, setting up camps to feed, clothe and nurse the transient population, drawing on her own income and inheritance to meet the needs of the aged.

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