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Joy Lee Coomber interviewed by Suzi Jane Hutchings in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 467955
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Makepeace, Joy, 1972-, Interviewee
 
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Description 2000 Jun. 22 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 58 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Joy Lee Coomber (nee Makepeace), born 1972, Wee Waa, N.S.W. Coomber was 5 months old when she was placed as a state ward with an English migrant family, who adopted her ten years later after the death of her birth mother. She describes her childhood with her adoptive family. At the age of 20, Coomber began to seek her birth family through Link-Up and later was reunited with her sister as well as an aunt and a cousin.

Notes

Recorded on June 22, 2000 in Nunkuwarrin Yunit, S. Aust.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218295538

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and corrected transcript (typescript, 22 leaves) 
Subjects Makepeace, Joy, 1972- -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  Foster home care -- South Australia.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia -- Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Finke -- Family relationships.  |  Beauty operators -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.
Other authors/contributors Hutchings, Suzi J. (Susan Jane), 1962-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/135 (transcript)
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