Changing places: Cootamundra to Parramatta Girls Home: female incarceration, eugenics and healing

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Abstract

A research paper commissioned by Parramatta Female Factory Precinct Memory Project to celebrate NAIDOC 2018 theme 'Because of Her We Can' (8-15 July 2018). This research paper examines the connection between the Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls' Training Home and Parramatta Girls Home, and the influence of eugenics on New South Wales child welfare directives pertaining to Aboriginal people in the first half of the 20th century.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNorth Parramatta
PublisherParramatta Female Factory Precinct Association Inc (Parragirls)
Commissioning bodyParramatta Female Factory Precinct Association Inc (Parragirls)
Number of pages38
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Stolen generation
  • Parramatta Girls Training School
  • Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls' Training Home
  • Colonisation
  • Eugenics

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