Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Girl Who Was Taken Away from Her Family
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'The play opens with Violet crying. She is in the Aboriginal reserve where she lives. She is very upset. Two white people have come to take her away from her family...'

Production Details

  • This play contains three scenes.


    Violet, a part-Aboriginal girl

    Maggie, her mother

    Stephen, her father

    Seven other Aboriginal girls

    John, a little boy

    Mr and Mrs Wood, a white husband

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Aboriginal Short Stories no. 32 Bruce Pascoe (editor), Apollo Bay : 1990 Z648060 1990 periodical issue

    'Stories of Aboriginal Australians from Melville Island, Bathurst Island, Roper River, Darwin, Maningrida, Groote Eylandt, Katherine, Alice Springs and the Flinders ranges. Two stories are printed in Tiwi and English.' (Source: TROVE)

    Apollo Bay : 1990
    pg. 40-41
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