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Janice Walker interviewed by Debbie Somersall in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 738075
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Walker, Janice, 1952-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1999 
1 digital audio tape (49 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Janice Walker, born 1952, Mossman hospital, Qld. Walker was removed from her family at the age of 5 and sent to the dormitories at Daintree River Assembly of God Mission, Qld. She describes the living conditions in the dormitories. After three years, Walker returned to her family and the mission was closed.

Notes

Recorded on Aug. 14, 1999 at Mossman, Far North Queensland

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (1 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 20 leaves) 
Subjects Marbach, Alice, 1926-  |  Walker, Janice, 1952- -- Interviews.  |  Daintree Mission.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Queensland -- Daintree Region.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Daintree Region.  |  Dormitories -- Queensland -- Daintree Region -- Social life and customs.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Daintree Region -- Treatment.
Other authors/contributors Somersall, Deborah, 1966-, Interviewer

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