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You would have Loved Her for Her Lore': The Letters of Daisy Bates

@article{Reece2007YouWH,
  title={You would have Loved Her for Her Lore': The Letters of Daisy Bates},
  author={B. Reece},
  journal={Australian Aboriginal Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={2007},
  pages={51}
}
  • B. Reece
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Australian Aboriginal Studies
  • Daisy Bates was once an iconic figure in Australia but her popular and academic reputation became tarnished by her retrograde views. Her credibility was also put in doubt through the exposure of her fictionalised Irish background. In more recent times, however, her ethnographic data on the Aborigines of Western Australia has been an invaluable source for Native Title claims, while her views on Aboriginal extinction, cannibalism and 'castes' are being seen as typical of her time. This article… CONTINUE READING
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