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'You took our children' : Aboriginal autobiographical narratives of separation in New South Wales, 1977-1997

Wilson, Tikka Jan


The National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families emerged from a 30-year history of articulation and publication of autobiographical accounts of separation in a variety of discursive contexts. I explore a small fragment of this history through a case study of individual and community-initiated autobiographical projects that bear witness to separation in New South Wales. Three of the texts centre on individuals: Jimmie Barker, The Two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d92b29d69


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