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y Many Voices : Reflections on Experiences of Indigenous Child Separation anthology   oral history   poetry   lyric/song  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Many Voices : Reflections on Experiences of Indigenous Child Separation
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This anthology is the culmination of four years of archiving diverse stories about the removal of Indigenous children from their families. The project was known as the 'Bringing Them Home Oral History Project' conducted by National Library of Australia and included a collection of 340 interviews. The stories and poetry included in this anthology are the voices of personal experiences and memories of a diverse group of people from every State and Territory including cottage parents, police officers, mothers and/or relinquished babies. Subjects covered include government policy, missions and childhood trauma. Source: http://www.nla.gov.au/ (Sighted: 27/07/09).


* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Belonging Where?i"Caught in an abyss / Belonging where?", Lorraine McGee-Sippel , 1997 single work poetry (p. 69)
A Mother's Comforti"Mother I need comfort", Luke S. Morcom , 2002 single work poetry (p. 82)
Just Like My Motheri"I sit under this tree", Jane Pole , 2002 single work poetry (p. 102)
On the Day That I Meet Her, Trevor Deshong , 1999 single work lyric/song (p. 109)

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      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: 2002 .
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      Extent: xi, 324 p.p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports
      • Includes : Appendix A Looking Back : An Historical Overview of Policy, Legislation and Administration Relating to Indigenous Child Separation in Australia by Rosalind Kidd pp.247-264 ; Appendix B A Summary of Australian State and Commonwealth Legislation Affecting Indigenous Children from the Nineteenth Century to the Present by Rosalind Kidd pp.265-283 ; Appendix C Map of Institutions, Missions and Settlements Mentioned in Many Voices pp.284-285 ; Appendix D Register of Interviews, Interviewers and Catalogue Details pp.286-292 ; Appendix E Authors' and Editors' Biographies pp.293-296 ; Appendix F Artists' Biographies pp.297-298 ; Appendix G Members of the Steering Committee of the Bringing Them Home Oral History Project (1999-2002) and Pilot Project Advisory Committee (1998-1999) p.299.
      • Includes : Notes pp.300-308 ; Select Bibliography pp.309-314 ; Acknowledgements pp.315-316 ; Index pp317-324.
      • Includes : Audio CD featuring nine audio excerpts taken directly from the Bringing Them Home Oral History Project.
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