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Orphaned by the colour of my skin : a stolen generation story / Mary R. Terszak
Bib ID 4198567
Format BookBook
Author
Terszak, Mary, 1942-
 
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Description Maleny, Qld. : Verdant House, c2008 
vii, 155 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9781921348082
Summary

Presents a rare autobiographical journaling of the psychological impact of institutionalisation on an Indigenous woman, her search for family, community and identity, her psychological breakdown and her personal reconstruction through telling her story in a supportive educational environment.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: PART A
  • My Story: Extracts from my journal 1
  • PART B
  • Understanding My Story: My autoethnographic research 89
  • CHAPTER ONE
  • Introduction: My life as a case study 90
  • CHAPTER TWO
  • Literature Review: Setting the stage for understanding 95
  • CHAPTER THREE
  • Methodology: How autoethnography works 115
 
Notes

Bibliography: p. 151-155.

Subjects Terszak, Mary, - 1942-  |  Aboriginal Australians - Biography.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian - Government policy.  |  Child welfare - Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of - History.  |  Biography & autobiography (Australia)  |  Australian Aboriginal studies.  |  All Australian Indigenous Material.
Available From PO Box 1027 Maleny QLD 4552 

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N 305.89915 T331
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