Bill Simon single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'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. ...'

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  • Includes short film

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    y Kinchela Boys Home Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation , Redfern : 2013 10074878 2013 website

    '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)

    Redfern : 2013
    Section: Stories
Last amended 13 Sep 2016 10:48:42
Subjects:
  • Kinchela Training Home for Aboriginal Boys (1923-1970), Kempsey area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales,
  • Purfleet Mission,
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