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Darren Perry interviewed by Karen George in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1937914
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Perry, Darren, 1968-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use of transcript only. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (120 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Perry was removed from his Aboriginal mother at the age of 3 months and placed in the care of his paternal grandparents. He speaks about his alienation from both the white and Indigenous communities and his experiences of racism. Perry also discusses his efforts to find his mother and his current relationship with her. He outlines the impact of separation on his mother, and discusses the links between family separation and substance abuse.

Notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this recording may contain names and voices of deceased persons.

Recorded on May 12, 2000 at O'Sullivan Beach, S. Aust.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available (7 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 44 leaves) 
Subjects Perry, Darren, 1968- -- Interviews.  |  Link-Up (Qld) Aboriginal Corporation.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Ethnic identity.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Removal.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Treatment.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Mt. Morgan -- Treatment.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland.
Other authors/contributors George, Karen, 1962-, Interviewer

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Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.