Archival records can help Aboriginal people connect with their histories, trace the experiences of ancestors and learn about the times and places in which they lived. Footprints reveals the story of Lucy and Percy Pepper who were affected by laws and government policies that defined who was ‘Aboriginal’ and who was not in early twentieth century Victoria.
This extraordinary story of the fight for family, war and survival is told through correspondence between Percy and Lucy Pepper, government officials and Aboriginal administrators. The letters now form a part of the collections of the National Archives of Australia and Public Record Office Victoria.
Through telling the story of the Peppers, this best-selling publication illustrates many issues that Aboriginal families faced in early twentieth-century Victoria.Format Epub – this is an ebook in epub format and requires a compatible ebook reader application on a portable device (such as iPad, other tablet computer, Kindle or Kobo), or on a laptop or desktop PC. For laptops and desktops, there are many ebook readers available for download – for example, a free ebook reader that you can download and install easily is FBReader.
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