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Emily Hansen interviewed by Glenys Dimond in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1470215
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hansen, Emily, 1944- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use. 
Description 2001 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 67 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Hansen speaks about her mother, a separated child who grew up at Kahlin Compound, Darwin and about her own removal to Croker Island at the age of 11. She describes the harsh living conditions on Croker Island. At the age of 17 Hansen returned to Darwin and found work. She talks about her husband Peter Hansen, who was also a removed child from Croker Island and about the continuing effect of their childhood separation on their relationship with their children and grandchildren.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 20, 2001 at Humpty Doo, N.T.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and transcript available. 
Subjects Hansen, Emily, 1944- -- Interviews.  |  Hansen, Peter, 1943-  |  Croker Island Methodist Mission (N.T.)  |  Kahlin Compound.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Croker Island.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.  |  Youth, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Northern Territory -- Croker Island.  |  Parent and child -- Northern Territory.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.
Other authors/contributors Dimond, Glenys, 1950- interviewer

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