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Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins

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Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
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Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
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Summary
Life story of Rita Huggins as told to her daughter Jackie; family taken from their Pitjara country to Cherbourg in 1932; life at Cherbourg, schooling and imprisonment under the Aborigines Protection Act; strong ties of family and community; domestic service at an early age; marriage and family life at Ayr; move to suburban Brisbane as a widow with a young family; adjustment to city life; involvement with Aboriginal organisations especially OPAL; travel in Australia and overseas; impressions of Aboriginal culture , people and contemporary issues; text interspersed with Jackie Huggins interpretation of events; includes genealogies of Holt and Conway families; includes glossary of Pitjara, Wakka Wakka and Aboriginal English words
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1921-1996
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Huggins, Rita
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1956-
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Huggins, Jackie
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OPAL (Organisation)
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Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
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Publication
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M0013836
Extent
x, 160 p.; ill., forms, geneal. tables, ports.
Isbn
9780855752484
Stock number
10545b ; 10546b
System control number
0011667
Label
Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
Publication
Control code
M0013836
Extent
x, 160 p.; ill., forms, geneal. tables, ports.
Isbn
9780855752484
Stock number
10545b ; 10546b
System control number
0011667

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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