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The last protector : the illegal removal of Aboriginal children from their parents in South Australia / Cameron Raynes
Bib ID 4493745
Format BookBook
Author
Raynes, Cameron, 1964-
 
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Description Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2009 
xvi, 102 p. : map ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781862548046
Summary

"South Australia's Aborigines Department under William Richard Penell, the last Chief Protector of Aborigines, operated in virtual secrecy throughout the mid twentieth century, hiding its unlawful actions through a combination of lies, silence and bluff. The present has finally caught up with it."--Back cover.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: CHAPTER ONE 'The blacks' camp', 1911-1920 1
  • CHAPTER TWO 'In the hands of one man', 1921-1938 5
  • CHAPTER THREE 'This practice has no regulation to support it', 1939-1946 15
  • CHAPTER FOUR 'All natives are liars', 1946-1949 30
  • CHAPTER FIVE 'If it would be a punishment', 1949-1953 45
  • CHAPTER SIx 'Our girls for slaves', Koonibba Mission, 1936-1952 57
  • CHAPTER SEVEN 'Legally indefensible', concluding remarks 73.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-96) and index.

Subjects Penhall, W. R.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Child welfare.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Government policy -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- South Australia -- History.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- South Australia.  |  Child welfare -- South Australia -- History.  |  Stolen generations (Australia) -- South Australia.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Social welfare - Law and legislation.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Law - Administrative law - South Australia.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Government policy - State and territory - South Australia.  |  Children.  |  Raukkan / Point McLeay (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Port Augusta (West SA SI53-04)  |  Umeewarra (West SA SI53-04)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Koonibba (West SA SH53-09)  |  Bookayana / Point Pearce (SE SA SI53-12)
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