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Author Van den Berg, Rosemary, 1939- author

Title No options no choice! : the Moore River experience : my father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal half-caste / Rosemary van den Berg
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 1994
Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 1994
©1994

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Description 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Kerry White collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Contents Introduction to my story -- A sort of acceptance -- Mother and the bureaucracy -- Her way of telling me -- Irrevocably -- Like hell I would -- North Perth and watermelons -- Governed by rules and regulations -- What's yours is mine -- Grateful to be allowed to breathe -- Quite innocently -- I could not grasp the ambiguity that was god -- The changing of the guards -- Nobody deserved that sort of punishment -- Working man -- Citizenship Rights -- Powerless to defend themselves -- A feeling of belonging --They hated being broken in -- Hard times for everyone -- Life, labour and love -- On the road to Meekatharra -- Murchison and marriage -- A family to look out for -- Breakdown -- Mend street -- War years -- Leaving good -- Map, Moore River Settlement -- Some special words -- About the athor
Summary 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
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Biography Australia Moore River (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians Mixed descent Australia Moore River (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians Social conditions Australia Moore River (W.A.)
Corbett, Thomas
Moore River (W.A.) History
Moore River Native Settlement (W.A.) History
Nyunga (Australian people) History
Australian
Notes Map on front endpaper
Thomas Corbett's narrative, recorded and adapted by his daughter, Rosemary van den Berg
Subject Corbett, Thomas, 1910-1992.
Moore River Native Settlement (W.A.)
Moore River Native Settlement (W.A.) -- History.
Moore River Native Settlement -- History
Moore River Native Settlement
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Moore River (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Moore River (W.A.) -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Moore River (W.A.) -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Mixed descent -- Biography
Ngungar (Australian people) -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Noongar (Australian people) -- History
Noongar (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region
Nyunga (Australian people) -- History.
Nyunga (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Nyunga (Australian people) -- Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Nyunga (Australian people) -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Moore River Region -- Biography
Moore River (W.A.) -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Corbett, Thomas, 1910-1992.
LC no. 94134648
ISBN 1875641122 (paperback)
Other Titles My father, Thomas Corbett, an Aboriginal half-caste