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Auntie Rita

Author: Rita Huggins; Jackie Huggins
Publisher: Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rita Huggins was taken away from her family when she was very young in the 1920s. In the 1960s she wanted to better herself, she was a single mum and lived in Brisbane. The 60s ushered in important days in Aboriginal politics, the freedom ride and the 1967 Referendum. Rita told her story to her daughter Jackie.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rita Huggins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Huggins; Jackie Huggins
ISBN: 0855752483 9780855752484
OCLC Number: 67765677
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Awards: Short-listed for Kibble Literary Award 1995
Description: x, 160 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Don't cry, Gunduburries --
2. Growing up Cherbourg --
3. Servitude or slavery? --
4. Summertime --
5. The grand experience --
6. The natives are getting restless --
7. Coming back to earth --
8. The old rugged cross --
9. Journeying --
10. Barambah gone now --
11. Brand new day --
12. The gathering of the clan.
Responsibility: Rita Huggins and Jackie Huggins.

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Rita Huggins was taken away from her family when she was very young in the 1920s. In the 1960s she wanted to better herself, she was a single mum and lived in Brisbane. The 60s ushered in important days in Aboriginal politics, the freedom ride and the 1967 Referendum. Rita told her story to her daughter Jackie.

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