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Daisy May Bates

(1859—1951) anthropologist and social worker among Aboriginal Australians


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(1859–1951),

strait-laced do-gooder, pioneer anthropologist, true friend to the Aborigines, or eccentric recluse? At different times Daisy Bates has been described in all these terms. In a long and often difficult life, she covered up many aspects of her past.

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Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Literature.


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