The Last Protector, by Cameron Raynes

to-communicate-the-truths-of-history-is-an-act-of-hope-for-the-future-quote-1Lisa Hill has an amazing blog promoting Australian literature. She ensures many voices are heard especially those of Aboriginal authors, also books that throw light on Australia’s shameful past.

The illegal removal of Aboriginal children is one issue that needed to be acknowledged, condemned and apologies made.

The media, politicians and public talk about The Stolen Generation but it is only through the personal narratives and explanations of the history in a book such as Cameron Raynes’, The Last Protector, the illegal removal of Aboriginal children from their parents in South Australia, that we will even begin to understand and appreciate the grave injustices visited upon Australia’s indigenous population.

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