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Jean Sibley interviewed by Phillip Connors in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 481060
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Sibley, Jean, 1927-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 Nov. 16 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 55 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Jean Sibley, b. 1927, Cloncurry, Qld. Sibley was taken to Palm Island, Qld. with her family at around the age of 3. She was removed to the dormitory at the age of 7, following the death of her mother. She describes living conditions in the dormitory. Sibley also talks about her first and second husbands and about the current situation on Palm Island and at Doomadgee.

Notes

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218305139

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Sibley, Jean, 1927- -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Great Palm Island.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland.  |  Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)  |  Great Palm Island (Qld.) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Connors, Phillip, 1952-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/148
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ORAL TRC 5000/148 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/148 (summary)
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