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Faces of change / Anne Deveson
Bib ID 1067039
Format BookBook
Author
Deveson, Anne, 1930-2016
 
Description Sydney : ABC/Fontana, 1984 
191 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0006367208
Summary

Transcripts of interviews with Australian women pereceived as challenging existing conventions and roles ; includes an interview with Coral Edwards, an Aboriginal woman who at five months old was removed with her three sisters and one brother from her parents in Tingha, NSW. The eldest sister, Dulcie, escaped, but Coral and her two other sisters were placed in the Aboriginal Girls' home at Cootamundra, where they were trained as domestic servants, while their brother, Gordon, was taken to the Aboriginal Boys' Home near Kempsey.

Notes

At foot of cover: Based on the ABC TV series.

Bibliography: p. 191.

Subjects Women. Australia. Interviews.  |  Women -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Social identity - Aboriginality.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Cootamundra (SW NSW SI55-11)  |  Tingha / Nucoorilma / Long Gully (N NSW SH56-05)
Other authors/contributors Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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