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Life at Home

Friday 9th December / posted by Chris Wheeldon

Living With The Locals is a book that takes a look into the experiences of Early Europeans with Indigenous life in Australia.

From convict escapes to shipwreck survivors, the stories of men and woman who cut loose from colonial society reveal a forgotten part of Australian history.

The book covers nine different stories, each giving an insight into the Indigenous way of life and the Europeans they accepted into their world.

RTRFM’s Nic Westall spoke to co-author John Maynard and began by asking him why these stories are so important for Australians to hear…

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