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Title It's a long road back.

Published [Canberra] : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1981.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store VID  305.89915 ITS  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (12 minutes) : sound, colour with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
1/2 in.
polychrome rdacc
Credits Director, commentary, Coral Edwards.
Summary Between 1883 and 1969 approximately 6,000 Aboriginal children in New South Wales were taken from their families and put into institutions run by the Aborigines Protection and Welfare Boards. While in the 'homes' the children were deprived of their Aboriginal identity. This film tells of the effects that such an upbringing had and the struggle of one woman to regain her aboriginality.
Other author Edwards, Coral.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Subject Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Assimilation (Sociology)