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No options no choice!: The Moore River experience; My father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal half-caste

Van den Berg, Rosemary, 1939-


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Autobiography of Thomas Corbett as told to his daughter; born 1910 in the Pilbara, removed from his mother and taken to Moore River Settlement; working life in the south west of Western Australia; labouring and stock work; return to Moore River; marriage and family; final move from Moore River to Pinjarra in 1944.
229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. #210122
Corbett, Thomas, 1910-1992. | Moore River Native Settlement (W.A.) — History. | Aboriginal Australians — Western Australia — Moore River — Biography. | Aboriginal Australians — Mixed descent — Western Australia — Moore River. | Aboriginal Australians — Western Australia — Moore River — Social conditions. | Noongar (Australian people) — History. | Child welfare – Child / parent separation – Stolen generations. | Pinjarup people (W6) (WA SI50-02) | Government policy – Initial period and protectionism – 1901-1925. | Occupations – Pastoral industry workers. | History – Biographies – Indigenous – Autobiographies. | Government policy – Assimilation – 1926-1950. | Government policy – State and territory – Western Australia. | Moore River (W.A.) — History. | Pinjarra (SW WA SI50-02) | Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50) | Moore River (SW WA SH50-14) | Australian

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Author Van den Berg, Rosemary, 1939-
Number of pages229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
PublisherMagabala Books, Broome
Year Published1994
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