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The Aboriginal Children’s Play Project


Darian-Smith, K, The Aboriginal Children's Play Project, Play and Folklore, (51) pp. 3-5. ISSN 1329-2463 (2009) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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During the mid-1990s, a unique and highly significant collection of almost 70 oral histories documenting the experiences of childhood, playlore and growing up in Aboriginal communities were recorded throughout urban and rural Victoria. Known as the Aboriginal Children’s Play Project, this collection is part of the extensive Australian Children’s Folklore Collection located in Museum Victoria. From August 2008, following a lengthy process of clarification with participants about their preferred access arrangements for the interview materials, Museum Victoria has ‘opened’ this important historical resource to Aboriginal and nonAboriginal communities and researchers.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:history, Australia
Research Division:Language, Communication and Culture
Research Group:Cultural studies
Research Field:Cultural studies not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Other culture and society
Objective Field:Other culture and society not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Darian-Smith, K (Professor Kate Darian-Smith)
ID Code:126571
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-06-18
Last Modified:2018-06-18
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