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    The stolen generations The stolen generations were a range of brutal removals of aboriginal children from their families between the late 1800s to the mid 1900s. The core goal in these removals was known as assimilation. Assimilation was based on the belief that aboriginals were to be treated unequally compared to the white people, and that the whites had the right to comprise Australia without aboriginals. The main beliefs behind these operations were that aborigines were inadequate as people and

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    loved ones. The bringing back of the stolen generation to their friends and family was an imperative event for the citizens of the Aboriginal people. It signified that they were once again treated as a human beings rather than being treated as moveable property. Many Aboriginals who could not forget the gruelling torture faced by them would live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for the rest of their lives. This

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    including the stolen aboriginal children's experiences in life and what changed in their life from when they were home to where they were taken. It is hypothesised that the Stolen Generations have had a live much tougher than most and should be fully reconciled for the damage done by the Government. It will also examine the Government's roles have been and how they have changed from during the period of stolen generations to their current standpoint on the reparations of the stolen generation. Due to

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    The Stolen Generation was a period in which the Australian Government forcibly removed Aboriginal children from their homes. Children were then placed into institutions in a bid to completely rid of Indigenous Australians - this was a complete abandonment of their basic civil rights. The events that led to and occurred during this time period, affected children, families and their communities then, now and undoubtedly into the future. Although sometimes thought otherwise, the Stolen Generations actually

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    and how she is part of the Stolen Generation. I will use this storyline as the starting point for my diary entries. The film gave me background knowledge on Stolen Generation and their experiences they faced. However, I need to know extra information so I will do further research about the Stolen Generation, in order to give an accurate description of their experiences. This narrative is targeted towards everyone. It is designed to inform them about the Stolen Generation and how they changed when

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    Between 1910-1970, many Indigenous children were forcibly removed from their families because of various government policies. The generations of children removed under these policies became known as the Stolen Generations. During federation in 1901, the Constitution states that Aboriginal People will not be counted in the census, and that the Commonwealth has the power to make laws relating to any race of people In Australia except for Aborigines. Kevin Rudd’s sorry speech in 2008 is a significant

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    The "Stolen Generation" was a group of tragic people in Australian history, they are the victims of the "White Australian policy" pursued by the Australian government at the beginning of the 20th century. The apology to the Stolen Generations was the first conducted in Parliament by Kevin Rudd and it established a path to resolving the historical injustice which was fully controlled by the government (Reilly, 2009). This paper will reflect on my experience of the lecture from Ivan Clarke on the Stolen

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    The Stolen Generation, was one of Australia’s most difficult situations, with multiple short-term and long-term impacts that severely affected Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander citizens. In supporting this claim, ‘The Stolen Generation’ was when Government officials took children away from their home and placed them with other families saying that it was for their own good. Children in this situation experienced much trauma and suffering, and also grew up knowing their culture. This

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    The ‘stolen generation’ marks a significant and blemished chapter in Australian history. This was believed as of paramount importance to ensure that the indigenous Australians were assimilated into the European society in the 1900s. Past laws, and racial policies such as assimilation ensued in the forceful separation of indigenous children from their mothers by coercion, duress and undue influence to be brought up in foster homes and institutions. Therefore, the stolen generation can be defined as

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    The Stolen Generation. It was, no it is a major part of Australian history. It is horrible and unthinkable. This time period of the stolen generation lasted between 1905 and 1969 and it was thought to be one of the darkest times in Australian history. This was because the “Whites” treated the Aboriginals as inferior and that they should follow their rules, even if the British were the ones who invaded them. From a number of sources, the public can see that Aboriginal people had so many terrible things

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