stolen generation


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stolen generation

n
(Historical Terms) Austral Aboriginal children removed from their families and placed in institutions or fostered by White families between 1910 and 1970
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Reference is made to The Stolen Generation, dreamtime stories, corruption and the mistreatment faced by Aboriginal people in today's society.
For me as a Maori health worker, it was meaningful having one of the surviving members of the stolen generation --Aunty Isobel Reid--acknowledge the land's ancestors--past, present and future.
Jayden Riley, 17, said: "The day represents my nan's stolen generation, for example - taken from her family and brainwashed to be a Catholic."
The list of available units is growing and the units address important themes, such as loneliness, friendship, identity and belonging, the Stolen Generation, prejudice, home, family and country.
It's ten years since the Australian Parliament apologised for the Stolen Generation and established the campaign to Close the Gap.
Understanding the story of the situation of where these works were created at Carrolup during the stolen generation period of the 1940s just makes the works even that more compelling.
This story combined with the CD and book are a powerful resource for remembering the stolen generation. It is suitable for primary and preschool students and is sure to touch many hearts.
Director Wayne Blair applies a light touch to some potentially thorny subject matter - a stolen generation of Aboriginal children forcibly taken from their parents, the devastation of war on the indigenous population - but his film remains upbeat.
Director Wayne Blair applies a light touch to some potentially thorny subject matter - the enduring pain of a stolen generation of Aboriginal children forcibly taken from their parents, the devastation of the war on the indigenous population - but like the sibling's songbook, his film remains upbeat.
the enduring pain of a stolen generation of Aboriginal children forcibly taken from their parents; the devastation of the war on the indigenous population - but like the siblings' songbook, his film remains upbeat.
(90) The Court was particularly attuned to possible economic consequences that may result from a decision that rendered the government liable for acts committed against stolen generation litigants.