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Trish Hill-Wall interviewed by Marnie Richardson in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 514364
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hill-Wall, Trish (Patricia Faye), 1953-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 126 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Trish Hill-Wall, B. 1953, Collie, W.A. Hill-Wall was removed from her parents at the age of 2. She was sent with three siblings to Sister Kate's Home in Perth. She describes the living conditions at Sister Kate's. At the age of 7, she was fostered out. Hill-Wall speaks about life with her foster family. She also discusses her later reunions with her parents and the on-going effects of removal on her life.

Notes

Recorded on June 22 & July 8, 2000 in Perth, W.A.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 57 leaves) 
Subjects Hill-Wall, Trish (Patricia Faye), 1953- -- Interviews.  |  Metropolitan Regional Centre (Perth, W.A.)  |  Sister Kate's Child & Family Services.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.
Other authors/contributors Richardson, Marnie, 1975-, Interviewer

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