Doris Pilkington Garimara

 

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: Australian author of the 1996 book The Rabbit-Proof Fence about the story of her own mother's escape from such a camp in 1941 who was a member of "the stolen generations" as part of the estimated 100,000 children of mixed aboriginal and white ancestry who by Australian government edict were snatched from their homes and reared in desolate settlements for most of the 20th century.

 

 

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

 

Born: July 1, 1937

 

Died: April 10, 2014

 

Location: Perth, Australia