“Jacky-Jacky”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964
Keywords: Australia discrimination money
Found in: Australia

Description

"Jacky-Jacky was a smart young fellow, Full of fun and energy." Jacky hunts in the wild till the white men come and fence the land. The white give government handouts until money runs short, then try to give the land back to Jacky instead

Notes

Presumably based on some particular incident in the long sad history of Aboriginal relations in Australia, but the details are vague enough that I can't tell what it refers to in particular. - RBW

References

  1. Manifold-PASB, pp. 94-95, "Jacky-Jacky" (1 composite text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, PASB094