A captain in the British Navy who, after attempting to obtain the Aboriginals’ consent to rename their land to no avail, took their silence as lack of resistance and named their lands Western Australia in the name of the British government. The Port of Fremantle, where Molly, Daisy, and Gracie stop briefly on their way to the Moore River Native Settlement, is named for him.
Captain Charles Fremantle Character Timeline in Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence
The timeline below shows where the character Captain Charles Fremantle appears in Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2: The Swan River Colony
...group of white men to a nearby river. When Dayup and his fellow tribesmen met Fremantle—Captain of the “gengas” camped nearby—Fremantle led them to a river and began speaking to them... (full context)