half-caste


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half-caste

Offensive a person having parents of different races, esp the offspring of a European and an Indian
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She was living with her family in the bush near Halls Creek when 'the government came for me and my brother, the half-castes, and left the two full-blood children'.
The half-caste is not a figure of fun and doesn't even seem very dangerous, just as his parallel was not an obtrusive figure among the other apostles.
Rather the Colonial Office favoured a "formula which would make the legal status of native half-castes depend in effect upon the standards and manner of their life" and suggested that this policy should be adopted uniformly by the governments of all the East African colonies.
2) Any Aboriginal or half-caste who refuses to be removed or kept within the boundaries of any reserve or Aboriginal institution when ordered by the Chief Protector, or resists removal, or who refuses to remain within or attempts to depart from any reserve or Aboriginal institution to which he has been so removed, or within which he is being kept, shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
Half-caste children who remain with their mothers in blacks camps are likely to breed back into the Aboriginal population.
Tightening the focus in the fifth chapter, Pilkington goes on to show how the state policy of removing half-caste children to `breed out' a potential `third race' (as Aboriginal blood-lines began to mingle with those of the white settlers) brought attention to her grandmother and great aunt's children (Jigalong 1907-1931) and resulted in the capture and removal of Molly, Daisy and Gracie (The Journey South and The Moore River Native Settlement, 1931).
Previously described as "being built like a brute" (180), Lionel, or "Lion of the Night" (189), proves disarmed by the stratagems of the "monkey" (181); the half-caste Cocoanut unmasks (or unmans) the latent sexual identity of the "Nordic warrior" (174) and reveals it to be "[h]alf Ganymede, half Goth" (178) - giving an ironic half-caste distinction to the blue-blooded Aryan.
Under this law no half-caste need be allowed to marry a full-blooded aboriginal if it is possible to avoid it (Neville, 1937: 11).
But a stone got it first; whereupon the half-caste boy rushed in, picked it up and whirled it round his head joyfully in triumph over evil.
A model claimed that on the day of the shoot some girls were asked to leave by the agent who stated that "they [Akon and Wizkid] now want half-caste girls".
Sam is a help to them and she relates to some of the Puddleham's associates, including the half-caste boy George with a yearning for a more genteel future than digging potatoes, and the Professor, ruined by drink, reflecting on his once proud teaching position at Oxford.
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