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Author: Hilda Jarman Muir; Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Publisher: Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hilda Muir was born in Borroloola in the N.T. around 1920. She is one of the Stolen Generation, Hilda was brought to Darwin and placed in Kahlin House for half-caste children. When she became of age she married Billy Muir, when the Second World War came to Darwin she was evacuated to Brisbane with her children. In 1995 Hilda was chosen along with others to present a writ to the High Court on behalf of the stolen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muir, Hilda Jarman, approximately 1920-
Very big journey.
Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607181421
Online version:
Muir, Hilda Jarman, approximately 1920-
Very big journey.
Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004
(OCoLC)609355285
Named Person: Hilda Jarman Muir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilda Jarman Muir; Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
ISBN: 0855753978 9780855753979
OCLC Number: 223768623
Description: xii, 156 pages, [36] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Ch. 1: White people's ears not too good --
Ch. 2: Going hunting --
Ch. 3: Not thinking about colour --
Ch. 4: Killing on Vanderlin Island --
Ch. 5: Always hungry --
Ch. 6: Ringbarking trees --
Ch. 7: Feeling human --
Ch. 8: The big smoke --
Ch. 9: Back to Darwin --
Ch. 10: Flaming furies at Parap Camp --
Ch. 11: Cyclone Tracy --
Floorboards lifting --
Ch. 12: Nerve trouble --
Ch. 13: Hilda --
World traveller --
Ch. 14: Time for change, right now --
Ch. 15: Kidnapped back home --
Poatscript --
the apology.
Responsibility: Hilda Jarman Muir.
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Hilda Muir was born in Borroloola in the N.T. around 1920. She is one of the Stolen Generation, Hilda was brought to Darwin and placed in Kahlin House for half-caste children. When she became of age she married Billy Muir, when the Second World War came to Darwin she was evacuated to Brisbane with her children. In 1995 Hilda was chosen along with others to present a writ to the High Court on behalf of the stolen generation. In 1997 it was rejected. The apology finally came on October16, 2001, by Claire Martin the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory.

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