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Cootamundra (Aboriginal) Girls’ Home (Or: Coota Girls)

Image: Cottamundra Wattle – Australian National emblem [Note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are respectfully advised that this article contains images and names of persons who are deceased.] The Cootamundra Domestic Training Home for Aboriginal Girls, more commonly known … Continue reading

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Kinchela (Aboriginal) Boys Home (Or: History Ignored is History Repeated)

Image: The Kinchela gate is now in the National Museum (Image source: http://www.nma.gov.au/collections/highlights/kinchela_boys_home_gate) NOTE: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are respectfully advised that the following article contains images and names of people who are deceased. The Kinchela Boys’ Home … Continue reading

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