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Quotes / Rabbit-Proof Fence

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Notice, if you will, the half-caste child. Now, what is to happen to them? Are we to allow the creation of an unwanted third race? Should coloureds be encouraged to go back to the black? Or should they be advanced to white status and be absorbed in the white population?
Mr. Neville, explaining his policies to the white audience.

I’m often asked by some white man: if I marry this Aboriginal, will our children be black? Here’s your answer. (Turns on the next slide on the projector.) Half-blood grandmother, quadroon daughter, octoon grandson. The continuing infiltration of white blood finally stamps out the black color by the third generation. The Aboriginal has simply been bred out.
Mr. Neville, during the same presentation.