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Kathleen Butler-Mcllwraith Kathleen Butler-Mcllwraith i(A123903 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Bundjalung ; Aboriginal
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1 Into the Photo Box : An Alternative Way of Approaching the Aboriginal Family Kathleen Butler-Mcllwraith , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia , vol. 4 no. 1 2013; (p. 35-47)

'This paper suggests that the current depictions of Aboriginal families must be contextualised within an understanding of the complex historical relationships that continue to be marked by both a culture of fear and also a failure to appreciate the alternative narratives on Aboriginal families that are extant with Aboriginal communities themselves.' (Source: Abstract)

1 Aboriginal Grandmothers and the Living Memorial of Oral History Kathleen Butler-Mcllwraith , Julianne Butler , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies , July vol. 9 no. 1 2004; (p. 4-16)
In the last decade, the issue of the Stolen Generations has been central to much academic debate. In detailing life histories, it is generally acknowledged that these individuals were denied their 'place' in their families. We write from the position of those who were not removed, and had/have positive experiences being nurtured in an Aboriginal family. Our sympathy for the Stolen Generations is two-fold. We are distressed at the ramifications of their racialised oppression, but we are also truly 'sorry' at the denial of opportunities to experience family, an opportunity from which we have so richly benefited. In this paper, we attempt to explain what those benefits entailed for us and thus what may have been for others. -- Authors' abstract