Q.1 Why did they separate kids from parents?
Aboriginal kids were forced from their families to be raised in homes or adopted by white families. The reason why they did this was to raise aboriginal kids like the white kids.
Q.2 What dose Punjima mean?
Punjima is the name of an aboriginal tribe which is located in Western Australia in the Pibrara regron
Q.3 Where did he live?
He was raised by a white family until he turned 15
Q.4 What is the Department of Social Security.
The DSS is a name of a defunct goverment agency which adminstered the social security system. It is now known as Centrelink.
Q.5 Why were his birthday’s always a mystery?
The reason why is because the hospital people didn’t know when he was born. Also the aboriginal’s didn’t have calendars.
Q.6 Where was the story set in 1967?
The story was set in Western Australia.