Aboriginal diary entry

One child had been knocked down. Dried buffalo meat mixed with fat and wild berries known as pemmican is a valuable commodity sold by us Metis men to the fur trade companies.

I would fain visit the wurleys more, but am often kept outside by the horrid smell. There were many recordings of aborigines expressing their views. A routine day in the Simon household.

Freedom Ride diary documents historic 1965 bus trip across rural NSW to fight racism

Then we went to the swimming pool. I was very glad for their encouraging confidence and felt very pleasant deep within.

Wishing you knew more about Aboriginal culture? Jim S was punched and knocked down in the course of an argument. We, as a Metis community relied on it as a non-political government.

The questions were sometimes antagonistic but there were some very sympathetic ones too. We got back early in the afternoon! We went back to the church hall, then for a swim in the Barwon River.

About 3 miles out of town a truck tried to push us off the road. Meat and corn is stacked in the center of the camp, feeding every member. We went up to see him but he refused to answer the door. The police called in more reinforcements and formed a solid line of police to the bus.

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Other Aboriginal parents were reportedly keen to place their children at Fullarton. That little man who has carried me for over forty years now had to be let go and I had to step forth and take my place in the world.

From Molly Lennon her name was changed to Ruth Selah, names from the Bible to hide her real true identity, but family knew she was incarcerated there, so away she was taken again to Quorn, far away from her family. Dinner is scrumptious and afterwards, we will enjoy dancing and sing about the tales of our ancestors, and dreaming time stories.

And then, eventually, as for so many of the Aboriginal children that returned to their families, there were no celebrations, no balloons and streamers, instead there were just gaping wounds reopened. He came to believe in Aboriginal rights.

When she came back the officer who was in her told me that in a cove a little within the harbour they came down to the beach and invited our people to land by many signs and words which he did not at all understand; all however were armed with long pikes and a wooden weapon made something like a short scymetar[a spear and a woomera, a spear thrower.

I was not raised by my Aboriginal mother and for this I have suffered. Captured on tape was the vice-president of the Walgett Returned Service League Club who said he would never allow an Aboriginal to become a member. A couple of the girls fainted and a few of the boys were really exhausted.

It was only recently, thanks to Link-Up, that we found out about our true family heritage.

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My brother Lenny was sitting on the floor, eating toast; my brothers Murray and David and I, rubbing our eyes in a state of half sleep, were waiting for mum to smear Vegemite on our bread before we dressed for school. Then we all moved off. But we moved to Rocklea Station.

He wrote in his journal: Spoke to Mr and Mrs Baxter - very old and very interesting.

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You have been going with my sister for two years in the dark! I was fourteen years, I had to learn all my Aboriginal culture. Archie was the same but there was nothing we could do, we had to accept it. What is being compared here? They were extremely overcrowded. The feeling in the town seemed very excited.

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Tim Douglas is editor of Review. He was The Australian's Deputy Arts Editor from toand has worked as a reporter, features writer and editor on newspapers including The Scotsman, The. The diary is at the heart of the Freedom Ride collection at AIATSIS, which also includes press clippings, photos, film footage and the questionnaires that were completed by both Aboriginal and non.

Later Aboriginal Affairs advertised in The Advertiser - ‘home wanted for two Aboriginal girls, approximately seven and nine’. Mr and Mrs McLennan, who were mature aged and childless, replied and became our foster parents.

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