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Sooty Welsh interviewed by Rob Willis in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2269820
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Welsh, Sooty (Kevin), 1956-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 Jul. 3 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 43 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Kevin "Sooty" Welsh, born 1956, Coonamble, N.S.W. Welsh was removed from his family at an early age. He and one of his brothers were later fostered to a white family. He describes life with his foster family and his eventual reunion with his birth mother and other family members. Welsh also discusses race relations in Coonamble, N.S.W.

Notes

Recorded by Olya Willis.

Recorded on July 3, 2000 at Coonamble, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 24 leaves). 
Subjects Welsh, Sooty (Kevin), 1956- -- Interviews.  |  Kellyville Home.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- New South Wales.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales.  |  Foster home care -- Psychological aspects.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Kellyville -- Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Institutional care -- New South Wales -- Kellyville.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- New South Wales -- Coonamble.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Child welfare.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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