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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Indigenous maps of subjectivity and attacks on linking: Forced separation and its psychiatric sequelae in Australia's Stolen Generation.
Although some Australian states have enacted ex gratia compensation schemes for the victims of the Stolen Generation policies, the victims of 'linguicide' (language killing) are largely overlooked by the Australian Government.
This story combined with the CD and book are a powerful resource for remembering the stolen generation.
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.
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.
In Melbourne, the two older sisters, Gail (Deborah Mailman) and Cynthia (Miranda Tapsell) seek out their cousin Kay (Shari Sebbens), a member of the Stolen Generation, as a possible replacement for Julie who has been forbidden by her parents to go.
Raised in Coolbellup, in Perth's south, Ngoombujarra, a member of the Stolen Generation won 3 Australian Film Institute Awards for his roles in
They denied that there had ever been a Stolen Generation, arguing that the children had been rescued from physical and moral danger and that their treatment was humane by standards of the times, and rejected any notion of generational responsibility for practices sanctioned by previous governments.
They provide opportunities for people from the Stolen Generation or those with 'newly identified' backgrounds to become involved with Aboriginal people without being connected to their own Aboriginal families.
The film touches on the terrifying - because it is true - story of the Stolen Generation, where mixed-race kids were rounded up and packed off to remote outposts.
The centre of the story about the Stolen Generation is something that at high school I never heard about," he says.