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Sealin Garlett interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2475370
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Garlett, Sealin, 1957-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2001 
2 digital audio tapes (115 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Garlett speaks about living a semi-traditional lifestyle with his parents before he was removed from his family at age 7. He was sent to Mogumber Mission and was billeted out to families in Perth during school holidays. He describes life at Mogumber. As an adult, Garlett became a minister in the Uniting Church. He talks about his strong sense of family and his Christian faith, and expresses his opinion on Reconciliation.

Notes

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

Recorded on Feb. 14, 2001 in Perth, W.A.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 33 leaves) 
Subjects Garlett, Sealin, 1957- -- Interviews.  |  Mogumber Methodist Mission (W.A.)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Mogumber.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia -- Mogumber.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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