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Jack Sibley interviewed by Phillip Connors in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 290757
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Sibley, Jack, 1920-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 
1 digital audio tape (64 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project

Summary

Sibley speaks about being taken with his family to Palm Island, Qld. at the age 4 and about the harsh living conditions on the Island. He also discusses the working conditions he encountered while working as a carpenter and a cane cutter, and the 1957 strike on Palm Island.

Notes

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

Recorded on Nov. 16, 1999 at Palm Island, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218217595

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 50 leaves) 
Subjects Sibley, Jack, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Carpenters -- Queensland -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Removal.  |  Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)
Other authors/contributors Connors, Phillip, 1952-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/53
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 5000/53 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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ORAL TRC 5000/53 (summary)
Copy: Summary
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