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Colin Steep interviewed by Frank Heimans in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 649214
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Steep, Colin, 1925-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 Sept. 18 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 176 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Colin Steep, born 1925, Long Flat, N.S.W. Steep speaks about his early life on a dairy farm at Kindee, N.S.W. In 1946, he joined the Anglican Church and trained as an evangelist. He talks about his evangelical mission work at Tingha, N.S.W. and his appointment as the Warden of St Mary's Hostel, Alice Springs. Steep discusses the living conditions at the Hostel and the children living there from 1956 to 1959. He also expresses his views on the policy of assimilation.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 18, 2000 in Coffs Harbour, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218333474

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and corrected transcript (75 leaves) 
Subjects Steep, Colin, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Church Army in Australia.  |  St. Mary's Anglican Hostel (N.T.) -- Administration.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Northern Territory.  |  Missionaries -- Northern Territory -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Child welfare.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Treatment.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Northern Territory.  |  Northern Territory -- Race relations.  |  Australia -- Race relations.
Other authors/contributors Heimans, Frank, 1943-, Interviewer

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