Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Kinchela Boys’ Home Aboriginal Corporation (KBHAC) aims to assist Kinchela men, their families and communities recover their identity, dignity and well-being. This includes full-as-possible reconnections of members to families, communities, culture and land.'

'KBHAC recognizes the legacy of, not only, members’ experiences of removal, but also the physical, sexual, emotional and cultural abuse arising from members’ experiences in Kinchela Boys Home. ...' (Source: Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation website)


* Contents derived from the Redfern, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bill Simon, Bill Simon , 2013 single work autobiography
'My name is Bill Simon. I’m actually an ordained Reverend on the block here in Redfern. I give communion, I can do marriages, I can do funeral services and I go into Long Bay Jail and marry guys in there, marry white businessmen under the Harbour Bridge, I’ve done all that, I’ve married people here on the block actually. Looking back onto where I came from I’m Biripi, that means I’m in the Shark Tribe, I was born up in Taree Purfleet Mission. ...'
Section: Stories
Cecil Bowden, Cecil Bowden , 2013 single work autobiography
'My name is Cecil Bowden and I was born in Cowra in 1939. I was taken away as a baby and put in homes all my youth. ...'
Section: Stories
Harold Harrison, Harold Harrison , 2013 single work autobiography
'Well my name is Harold John Harrison. I was born in Cummeragunja. 1943. My dad was Jack Little. My mother was Lena Harrison and her maiden name was McGee.They went over to a place called Cummeragunja and that’s where I was born, like and then brought back to the coast, back to Wallaga Lake then Worrigee. Worrigee is three miles outside of Nowra. ...'
Section: Stories

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  • Kinchela Training Home for Aboriginal Boys (1923-1970), Kempsey area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales,
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