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Keiran Michael interviewed by Phillip Connors in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 229876
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Michael, Keiran, 1951-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 
2 digital audio tapes (85 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Michael speaks of his Filipino and Aboriginal mother and his white father; he was removed in 1958 with 3 siblings and sent to the Townsville State Children's Home and later in 1960 he was transferred to the Palm Island Boys Home.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 17, 1999 in Cairns, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218207386

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 32 leaves) 
Subjects Michael, Keiran, 1951- -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Queensland.  |  Dormitories -- Queensland -- Palm Island -- Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)
Other authors/contributors Connors, Phillip, 1952-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/41
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ORAL TRC 5000/41 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/41 (summary)
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