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The Resource Auntie Rita, Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins

Auntie Rita, Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins

Label
Auntie Rita
Title
Auntie Rita
Statement of responsibility
Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
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Huggins, Jackie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holt family
  • Huggins, Jack
  • OPAL (Organisation)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Auntie Rita, Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
M0013836
Extent
x, 160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780855752484
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tbls., map, facsims., ports.
Label
Auntie Rita, Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins
Link
Publication
Control code
M0013836
Extent
x, 160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780855752484
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tbls., map, facsims., ports.

Library Locations

    • 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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