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Bob Randall interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing Them Home after the Apology oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5582433
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Randall, Bob (Robert James), 1934-2015, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research use; written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2011 
5 sound files (ca. 185 min.) 
Series

Bringing Them Home after the Apology oral history project.

Summary

Bob Randall, Yankunytjatjara Elder, Aboriginal community leader, and traditional owner of Uluru, talks about racism; the effects of the Northern Territory Intervention; Kevin Rudd's national apology to the Stolen Generations; traditional marriages; reconciliation; social responsibilities; Terra Nullius; extended family system in Aboriginal communities; Alice Springs, NT; aboriginal institutions; Aboriginal culture; colonisation; spirituality and beliefs; his homecoming to his ancestors’ land at Uluru, NT; creation stories of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas); his observations of the education system of Australia; the Kanyini principle; the song Brown Skin Baby; the long term psychological effects of the Stolen Generation; his wife; his role as an educator and his career; his comments on the Bringing Them Home report and oral history project; Jenny Macklin; technology and health systems; Indigenous Person of the Year; Northern Territory Hall of Fame; spiritual practices; his memories of Croker Island, NT; his ancestry; suicide in Aboriginal communities; Randall sings a previously unrecorded song; the 2006 documentary film: Kanyini; his role in establishing Aboriginal Centres at various Universities; overseas travels; changing the legislation and policy of countries; meeting celebrities; Kanyini is purpose for life.

Notes

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

Recorded on between 2 and 4 August 2011 at Mutitjulu Community, Uluru, N.T.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Related Material Additional interview with Bob Randall is available in the National Library of Australia's Oral History and Indigenous Programs Collection at ORAL TRC 5000/111. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Randall, Bob (Robert James), 1934-2015 -- Interviews.  |  Apology to the Stolen Generations of Australia (2008 : Canberra)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions -- 21st century.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.
Occupation Aboriginal community leaders.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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