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Jackie Frail interviewed by Rob Willis in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2081663
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Frail, Jackie, 1960-, Interviewee
 
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Description 2000 Jul. 6 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 56 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Jackie Frail, a childcare worker and Indigenous separated child, born 1960, Brewarrina Mission, N.S.W. Frail was removed with eight of her siblings at around the age of 10. She was sent first to Mittagong Girls Home, N.S.W. and later was fostered out to a white family. She describes the living conditions at the Home and her life with her foster family. At the age of 18 Frail returned to Lightning Ridge where she was reunited with her mother and other family members. She also outlines the effect of family separation on her siblings.

Notes

Recorded on July 6, 2000 at Lightning Ridge, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218315793

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 28 leaves) 
Subjects Frail, Jackie, 1960- -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Removal.  |  Foster home care -- Psychological aspects.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- Social life and customs.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/162 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/162 (summary)
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