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Maurice Edwin Miller interviewed by Gordon Briscoe in Gordon Briscoe collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 553101
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Miller, Maurice Edwin, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1990 April 22 
3 tape reels (ca. 100 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Gordon Briscoe collection.

Summary

Mr Miller talks of his early life in Ceduna; his relationship with his parents; his early memories of school; his working with his father as a refuse collector; accommodation in Ceduna; contract work on obtaining gypsum from Waratahs; Duck Pond settlement; share farming; changes that had occurred in Ceduna from early 1960s to 1970; changes brought about by the repeal of the Aborigines Protection Board Act; problems caused by the repeal of the Act; problems between the Ceduna people and the Yalata people; the recommendations of the Aboriginal Forum.

Notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this recording may contain names and voices of deceased persons.

Recorded on 22 April 1990 at Ceduna, South Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Miller, Maurice Edwin -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Briscoe, Gordon, 1938-, Interviewer

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