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Kangaroo Island Unearthed: presented by Lorena Allam

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Taylor, R, Kangaroo Island Unearthed: presented by Lorena Allam, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2009) [Broadcast]


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Abstract

This is a story of history and memory, and how Aboriginality became invisible within one isolated community. In the early nineteenth century sealers kidnapped Tasmanian Aboriginal women to work and live with them on Kangaroo Island. Together they established farms and had children but within a few generations the land was lost and almost none of their descendants knew of their Tasmanian Aboriginal ancestry. Today they are unearthing their lost history.

Item Details

Item Type:Broadcast
Keywords:Tasmania Aborigines Kangaroo Island South Australia
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Taylor, R (Dr Rebe Taylor)
ID Code:135757
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2019-11-12
Last Modified:2019-11-13
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