The Child of the Stolen Generation

10.12.2020 - By The Deep

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The Deep acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

Cleonie Quayle is a survivor of "the stolen generation". She was taken as a 4 year old but the government took her away from her family and community and placed in a group home with other children that had been stolen. This is a part of our culture as Australians and it happened not that long ago.

This is a story that needs to be heard.

Content warning. This episode contains descriptions of child abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. It also contains course language. Support services include:

•1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service
•Lifeline 13 11 14
•Kids helpline on 1800 55 1800.

See more of Cleonie's story on the documentary Stolen Generations.

Credits:

•Joanne Helder - Producer
•Caleb Jacobs - Music
•AJ Davis - Comms Manager

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