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The stolen children : their stories : including extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families / edited by Carmel Bird. (1998)

Authors: Bird, Carmel, 1940-, ((editor.)), National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families (Australia). Bringing them home
Publisher:
Uniqueness:
  • There are 190 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 189 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Stolen children report
  • Stolen generations report
Copyright:
  • ©1998.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xv, 188 pages ; 24 cm.
  • xv, 194 p. ; 24 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adult
  • General
Summary:
  • These stories rise out of the pain of separation and displacement. Showing hope and forgiveness, the writers give an insight into the strength of the human spirit. 'The stolen children - their stories' is an acknowledgement of the human tragedy created during a misunderstood and shameful part of Australia's history. It includes a collection of documents and personal stories of Indigenous people that appear in the Report from the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, 'Bringing them home'.
  • These stories rise out of the pain of seperation and displacement. Showing hope and forgiveness, the writers give an insight into the strength of the human spirit.
  • "These stories rise out of the pain of separation and displacement. Showing hope and forgiveness, the writers give an insight into the strength of the human spirit. The Stolen Children - Their Stories is an acknowledgement of the human tragedy created during a misunderstood and shameful part of Australia's history. The Stolen Children - Their Stories includes a collection of documents and personal stories of Indigenous people that appear in the Report from the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Bringing Them Home." -- Back cover.
Contents:
  • Contents: Preface /​ by Sir Ronald Wilson
  • Introduction
  • Stories. Paul
  • Millicent
  • Eric
  • Evie
  • Penny and Murray
  • Murray's journal
  • Greg
  • Jennifer
  • John
  • Carol
  • Tony
  • Karen
  • Lance
  • Peggy
  • William
  • Anne
  • Fiona
  • Donna
  • Voices
  • Perspectives. John Howard
  • Kim Beazley
  • Rosemary Crowley
  • Lang Dean
  • Marilyn Lake
  • John Herron
  • Robert Manne
  • Jack Waterford
  • Bob Brown
  • Graeme Campbell
  • Robert Sercombe
  • Martin Flanagan
  • Veronica Brady
  • The recommendations of the report
  • Afterword /​ by Henry Reynolds
  • Postcript.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Aboriginal content.
  • This version lacks Jennifer's story included in 1998 publication with 194 p.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9780091836894 (paperback)
  • 0091836891 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 362.849915
Standard Number:
  • 9780091836891
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 54855989
  • 54855989
  • 57364473
  • 57364473
  • 13547941
  • 13547941
  • 13935135
  • 13935135
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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