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Daryle Rigney interviewed by Peter Read and Jackie Huggins in 1997 for the Seven years on - continuing life histories of Aboriginal leaders oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1677837
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Rigney, Daryle, 1965-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1997 Nov. 17 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 175 min.) 
Series

Seven years on - continuing life histories of Aboriginal leaders oral history project.

Summary

Rigney, a lecturer, discusses his Aboriginality as a member of the Ngarrindjeri community; influence of Ngarrindjeri father and European Australian mother; transient residential and school life; experiences of racism and his father's story as a member of the Stolen Generation. He also talks about his strong identification with the Raukkan mission area; mother's assimilation into the Indigenous community; academic career and his interest in anti-racist education strategies. Rigney then talks about his desire to write a history of the Ngarrindjeri community; his Master of Education thesis; experiences at Flinders University's Yunggorendi Centre for Higher Education and Research; Christianity and Aboriginal spirituality; 'culture-versus-heritage' debate and his thoughts on the future.

Notes

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Related Material The second interview in this series was recorded in 2004 and is held in the National Library of Australia's Oral History and Folklore collection at ORAL TRC 3642. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 64 leaves) 
Subjects Rigney, Daryle, 1965- -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Interviews.
Occupation Academics.
Other authors/contributors Read, Peter, 1945-, Interviewer  |  Huggins, Jackie, 1956-, Interviewer

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