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An Aborigine employed to help find people lost or hiding in the bush.
- ‘The racist father is confronted by his attitudes when the black tracker assists the hunt.’
- ‘Sometimes called Black Police, they were corps of Aborigines, as distinct from the individual black trackers employed by the colonial police forces.’
- ‘Sometime later, against her husband's wishes, the mother seeks the assistance of the black tracker and those two set out to find the child.’
- ‘The settler discovers what the black tracker and the white police officers might have tried to tell him - that there is a difference between seeing and reading the land.’
- ‘I found the film's key image of the lost child in the bush, and the father's rejection of the knowledge of the black tracker, very poignant.’
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