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Aboriginal exemption: the untold story of cruel choices

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posted on 25.05.2021, 22:25 by Jennifer JonesJennifer Jones, Lucinda AberdeenLucinda Aberdeen

The Stolen Generations were not the only people impacted by discriminatory policies that caused suffering and intergenerational trauma by stripping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of their cultures and identities. Few Australians know about another equally pervasive and insidious state-based policy that inflicted loss and hardships across the generations. This policy was called ‘Aboriginal Exemption’.

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Publication Date

17/03/2021

Journal

Traces Magazine

Volume

14

Pagination

(p. 22-23)

Publisher

Executive Media

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