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Author Cummings, Barbara.

Title Take this child : from Kahlin Compound to the Retta Dixon Children's Home / Barbara Cummings
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1990

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Cum/Ttc  AVAILABLE
 MELB  305.89915 C971T  AVAILABLE
 MELB  305.89915 Cum/Ttc  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Cum/Ttc  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  305.89915 Cum/Ttc  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Providence and Protectors -- 2. The 'Half-Caste Problem' -- 3. From Protection to Assimiliation -- 4. New Deal, Raw Deal -- 5. The Retta Dixon Home -- 6. Whose Welfare? -- 7. Welfare and the New Home -- 8. Vigilance For The Future
Summary Impact of institutionalisation on part Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory; views of those who grew up under the dormitory system; Aboriginal people were brought from all over the Top End to Kahlin Compound, which was later transferred to Bagot Reserve; Retta Dixon Childrens Home administered by the Aborigines Inland Mission; assimilation; child welfare; children; institutional care
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Children - Northern Territory
Aboriginal Australians - Children - Removal
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Government relations
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - Mixed descent
Children - Institutional care - Northern Territory
Kahlin Compound - History
Retta Dixon Children's Home - History
Notes Bibliography; p. 137-139
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [137]-139)
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Kahilin Compound - -- History
Retta Dixon Children's Home -- History.
Kahlin Compound -- History
Kahlin Compound
Retta Dixon Children's Home.
Aboriginal Australians -- Children -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Children -- Institutional care -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Cultural assimilation -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Cultural assimilation
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Mixed bloods
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Mixed dscent
Children -- Institutional care -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Children -- Northern Territory -- Institutional care
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
LC no. 90205969
ISBN 0855752084