Prepared by: 
Regina Ganter

But what purpose would be served by following them and accustoming ourselves to lead a life which is not far removed from that of an animal? As for learning about their character, their customs, their manner of life and so forth, we could do that very well at home, for the Aborigines remained near our dwelling for the greater part of the year ... However, Father Raymund not infrequently, and Father Joseph and I, sometimes with father Maurice, went into the bush with the Aborigines, now to one place, now to another, sleeping near them in the open air and eating with them .