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Avis Gale interviewed by David Woodgate in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2473256
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Gale, Avis, Interviewee
 
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Description 2001 
1 digital audio tape (40 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Gale speaks about being removed at the age of 7 days to Colebrook Home, Eden Hills, S.A., and about life in Colebrook and the correctional institutions in which she spent time. She worked for a time in childcare before joining Aboriginal Hostels Limited where she is currently the manager of Karinga Hostel. Gale talks about attending a Colebrook reunion where she was elected as the Chairperson for the Colebrook Group, and about her success in locating some of her family.

Notes

Recorded on April 27, 2001 at Glynde, S.A.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218418467

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 26 leaves) 
Subjects Gale, Avis -- Interviews.  |  Colebrook Training Centre (Eden Hills, S.A.)  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- South Australia -- Eden Hills.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- South Australia -- Eden Hills.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Drug use -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Alcohol use -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australian family reunions -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Ethnic identity.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.
Other authors/contributors Woodgate, David, 1941-, Interviewer

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