Doris Pilkington Garimara

Writer, Author

1937 – 2014

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Who was Doris Pilkington Garimara?

Doris Pilkington Garimara AM, also known as Doris Pilkington, was an Australian author. She was best known for her 1996 book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, a story of three Aboriginal girls, among them Pilkington's mother, Molly Craig, who escaped from the Moore River Native Settlement in Western Australia and travelled for nine weeks to return to their family.

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Born
1937
Balfour Downs Station
Also known as
  • Nugi Garimara
  • Doris Pilkington
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Indigenous Australians
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Died
Apr 10, 2014
Perth

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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