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Trevor Deshong interviewed by Lyn McLeavy in the Bringing Them Home after the Apology oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 4979269
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Deshong, Trevor, 1965-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2010 
3 sound files (ca. 202 min.) 
Series

Bringing Them Home after the Apology oral history project.

Summary

Trevor Deshong speaks about difficulties of life as an artist; his early life, children’s homes, abuse, Aboriginality; family reunification difficulties; readjusting to life after prison; the use of alcohol as coping mechanism; the book launch of ‘Many Voices’ at National Library, Canberra; his thoughts on performing as musician; his painting exhibition; his development as a visual artist; his family; memories of Carramar Receiving and Assessment Centre, Townsville; foster placement and the adoptive family; his Uncle Lyle; memories of Wilson Youth Hospital and Westbrook Youth Detention Centre; the Townsville Lock-up; Boystown and Wilson Youth Hospital; National Employment Strategy for Aboriginals scheme (NESA); death of adoptive mother; residences; memories of Boggo Road Gaol, Brisbane; being a student at Griffiths University Art School; access to his records; his feelings about removal and identity; the reaction to Prime Minister's Apology to Stolen Generations; Mental health; steps for the future, community, culture, transition houses, programs and NAIDOC week; hopes for Aboriginal people; 2010 UN Year of Indigenous People.

Notes

Recorded on 31 August and 7 September 2010 in Mareeba, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Deshong, Trevor, 1965- -- Interviews.  |  Apology to the Stolen Generations of Australia (2008 : Canberra)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland.  |  Apologies -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors McLeavy, Lyn, 1948-, Interviewer
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