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Gerard Warber interviewed by W. John E. Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 376200
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Warber, Gerard, 1932-2013, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permisssion required for public use and public use. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (77 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Gerard Warber, a military mapper, photographer and Indigenous separated child, born 1932, North Fremantle, W.A., speaks about his mother and maternal grandmother who were both separated children, and about his father. He was removed from his family on Mogumber Mission, W.A. at the age of 2 and placed at Sister Kate's Children's Home in Perth. He describes the living conditions at Sister Kate's where he remained until the age of 17. Warber also talks about the loss of his Aboriginal culture, and expresses his views on the need for an apology and the need for assistance for those who still cannot cope with their alienation from both cultures.

Notes

Recorded on Mar. 26, 2000 in Perth, W.A.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218266642

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (2 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 30 leaves) 
Subjects Warber, Gerard, 1932-2013 -- Interviews.  |  Sister Kate's Child & Family Services.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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