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Peg Eaton interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 285804
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Eaton, Peg (Margaret Lilly), 1924-, Interviewee
 
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Description 1999 
2 digital audio tape (ca. 120 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Peg Eaton speaks about her 50 years of work with Aboriginal people as the Coordinator of Welfare for the Church of Christ. Drawing on her own experience, she expresses her views on the attitude of missionaries towards Indigenous people, and the policies of assimilation and child removal. Eaton also speaks about her disenchantment with the Church of Christ.

Notes

Recorded on Oct. 24, 1999 at Dianella, W.A.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218223327

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 45 leaves) 
Subjects Eaton, Peg (Margaret Lilly), 1924- -- Interviews.  |  Roelands Native Mission (W.A.)  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Roelands.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Attitudes.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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