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Sandra Hill interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 299101
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Hill, Sandra, 1951-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies of edited transcript and audio. Written permission required for public use. 
Description 1999 
3 digital audio tapes (157 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Hill speaks about her parents and about her removal at around the age of 7 to Sister Kate's Children's Home, Perth. She describes the harsh living conditions at Sister Kate's. At the age of 10, she and her older sister were fostered out and it was in the foster home that she started to draw. She talks about using her art to explore her Aboriginal identity and discusses the context of some of her works.

Notes

Recorded on Nov. 30, 1999 in Perth, W.A.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218228257

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 54 leaves) 
Subjects Hill, Sandra, 1951- -- Interviews.  |  Sister Kate's Child & Family Services.  |  Artists -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australian foster children -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Foster home care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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