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Main Title: Patrol in the dreamtime / Colin Macleod.
Author: Macleod, Colin, 1934-
Imprint: Kew, Vic. : Mandarin, 1997.
Collation: ix, 254 p. : ill, map, pbk, ; 20 cm.
Subject: Macleod, Colin, 1934-
Social conditions
Peace officers
Government relations
First Nations Australians
ISBN: 1863305483
Includes index. Colin Macleod was a young public servant when, some forty years ago, he went to the Northern Territory in search of adventure. He took a job as a patrol officer registering full blood Aborigines as wards of the state. He looks back with rare and often shocking honesty at his travels through the Territory ad his encounters with tribal Aborigines, hardened drovers, cattle barons and dispossessed fringe dwellers. It is both a unique story and a challenging document, a revelation about our own nation.

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