Born a Half-Caste

  title={Born a Half-Caste},
  author={Marnie Kennedy},
Marnie Kennedy, a member of the Kalkadoon people, died in 1985 shortly before the first edition of "Born a Half-Caste" was published. Here in this reprinted edition, Marnie's story lives on. Marnie's story begins with her birth in 1919 on the banks of Coppermine Creek in western Queensland. It tells of her journey to Palm Island where she grew up 'under the Act' which dominated the lives of Aboriginal people in that State. The book includes lively descriptions of her hard working life on cattle… CONTINUE READING