Save Them From Themselves

Original Painting Acrylic on Canvas

122 x 150 cm

1992 Beasts and Beauties

Half caste children were scooped up by various religious societies that were forming in some of the most remote parts of the outback.  The dilemma of identity had begun and much pain was felt as these children were just taken from their Aboriginal mothers and all they knew of as home in order to make them more civilised 'for their own good'.