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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Old Cape Barren
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'The Tasmanian Aboriginal community have a long history with Cape Barren Island but the last 200 years has been the most brutal act of genocide and oppression. The islanders have always maintained a strong presence and connection to Cape Barren, including cultural practices such as mutton birding. This beautiful song paints a picture into the old days, full of love and loss. It is an honour to have our Tasmanian brothers and sisters represented in Mission Songs Project.' (Mission Songs Project)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Songs Back Home Jessie Lloyd , Australia : Mission Songs Project , 2017 10980065 2017 anthology lyric/song

    '10 songs selected from a collection of Australian Indigenous songs from 1900 to 1999, focusing on the Christian missions, state-run settlements and native camps where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were relocated. Curated, arranged and produced by Jessie Lloyd.' (CD synopsis)

    Australia : Mission Songs Project , 2017
Last amended 5 Apr 2017 12:50:02
  • Cape Barren Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
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