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Title: Aboriginal tracker in Fremantle, 1934
Imprint: Perth : The Mirror, 1934
Notes: Published in The Mirror, 7 April 1934, page 4. Digital copy taken from microfilm at State Library of WA, 2018.
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Summary: Aboriginal trackers were employed consistently throughout the history of the Cockburn district. They worked with police to track criminals, missing persons, and more, though they were rarely credited or even named in press reports of the crimes. This man was an unnamed tracker working on a shocking case of a boy murdered by his father in Fremantle in 1934.
Subject: Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Cockburn Region (W.A.)
Crime -- Australia -- Fremantle (W.A.) -- History -- 20th century
Aboriginal tracker in Fremantle, 1934

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