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Dawn de Ramirez interviewed by Rob Willis in 2002 for the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2397135
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
De Ramirez, Dawn, 1940-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2002 
2 digital audio tapes. 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Dawn De Ramirez, born 1940, recalls her family background; Aboriginal heritage, grandmother was Aboriginal; childhood; working in the circus; Bullen's Circus; Australian Air Aces; life on the road; working overseas; returning to Australia with a migrant husband; working in the Australian Bureau of Statistics; youth suicide; working as an Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Officer in Nowra; developing her poetry; getting published.

Partial contents
  • TAPE 2: Poems (own compositions) : The snake
  • In praise of a dog
  • Between red lights
  • Loyalty.
 
Biography/History

Dawn de Ramirez - poet.

Notes

Recorded with John Harpley.

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

Recorded on Nov. 23, 2002 in Bomaderry, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Subjects De Ramirez, Dawn, 1940- -- Interviews.  |  Women poets -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Interviews  |  Circus -- Australia -- History.  |  Youth -- Suicidal behavior -- Australia -- Prevention.  |  Suicide -- Australia -- Prevention.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Occupation Poets.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Harpley, John, 1948-, Interviewer

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