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Author Huggins, Rita, 1921-

Title Auntie Rita / Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1994

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Description x, 160 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Summary Rita Huggins was stolen from her country as a child in the 1920s, and taken to what was then the Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve. From that time, and also from the years as a single mother in Brisbane in the 1960s, Rita had the desire to make something better for herself, her family, and the Aboriginal people. The 1960s ushered in important days in Aboriginal politics and these years as well as contemporary Aboriginal activism are seen here through Rita's eyes
Notes Bob Hawke copy donated by Prof Lowitja O'Donoghue
Includes glossaries of Aboriginal words from Wakka Wakka and Pitjara
Subject Huggins, Rita, 1921-
Holt family.
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.) -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve -- Biography
Stolen generations (Australia)
Stolen generations (Australia) -- Biography.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.
History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.
Child welfare - Child / parent separation.
Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.
Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.
History - Genealogy and family history.
Race relations - Racism.
Occupations - Domestic servants.
Wakka Wakka language E28.
Bidjara / Bidyara language E37.
Cherbourg / Barambah (SE Qld SG56-10)
Ayr (NE Qld SE55-15)
Meanjin / Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Huggins, Jackie.
LC no. 94079258
ISBN 0855752483 (paperback)
9780855752484 (paperback)