Author(s): Adrian Day
Adrian Day was a Native Welfare Officer in the '50s and '60s. This story is about a very young man with noble intent, a lack of maturity and no training whatsoever who is sent out by government to deal with what it sees as a disintegrating and dying race. It is about the ineptitude of government, about politics, prejudice, greed, and indifference, and also about conscience, courage and integrity. It is an enthralling story of the people, black, white and brindle, good, bad and indifferent, told with pathos and humour.