"When Peter got home his mother forgave him, because she was so glad to see that he had found his shoes and coat. Cotton-tail and Peter folded up the pocket-handkerchief, and old Mrs. Rabbit strung up the onions and hung them from the kitchen ceiling, with the bunches of herbs and the rabbit-tobacco." -- from "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny" by Beatrix Potter, 1904. (Entire eBook, with all illustrations, @ http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Tale_of_Benjamin_Bunny )
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) - In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback. Based on a true and very powerfully moving story. The ugly History of Australia that needs to be told and remembered.
We smoked this as kids in the woods. Prince Albert and ocb papers. Rabbit Tobacco / Sweet Everlasting / Cherokee Tobacco. Contains no nicotine & doesn't have to be smoked. Many Medicinal Uses: Migraine, Sinus Trouble, Cough, Asthma, Flu & many more. Some Native Americans believed the smoke held a spiritual or mystic power
Rabbit Proof Fence - I learned about this in a Vet Tech class. Rabbits were brought to Australia in the 1700s on ships. They are not indigenous. As an attempt to control their spread into pastoral areas and the incredible damage they cause to the local ecology, fences were built.