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Stolen Generation

Definitions

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  • proper n. Collectively, those Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who as children who were removed from their families by government agencies or church missions, between approximately 1869 and (officially) 1969.
  • n. Collectively, those Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who as children who were removed from their families within a given generation (average amount of time before a child takes the place of its parents).

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Examples

  • A reparation fund of one billion Australian dollars was asked by campaigners for the so-called Stolen Generation as part of the official promised apology by the Australian government.

    Australian Government Says No Reparations

  • It was only this year that the government officially apologised for the Stolen Generation, for instance.

    Open letter to visitors to this city

  • Two years after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a heartfelt apology to the Stolen Generation, the school marked the day with a variety of activities which principal Michaela Reina said were 'a huge success '.

    northernstar.com.au: The Northern Star

  • Ms Reina said events such as the anniversary of the official apology to the Stolen Generation are 'very much a part of our Aboriginal education curriculum', allowing students to learn about their past and create a better future.

    northernstar.com.au: The Northern Star

  • During the morning, members of the Stolen Generation will share their experiences with the community, and residents will be invited to sign a pledge book.

    The Advertiser - Front Page

  • RESIDENTS are invited to mark the second anniversary of the national apology to the Stolen Generation.

    The Advertiser - Front Page

  • Supreme Court of South Australia rejects Stolen Generation appeal ABORIGINAL activists have called on the next state government to compensate the Stolen Generation after the Supreme Court today upheld a landmark decision.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Should the government have compensated the Stolen Generation as well as apologised?

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • As a member of the Stolen Generation, she was a pioneer of Indigenous music and was first Indigenous woman to be signed to a major record label.

    Media Newswire

  • The Aboriginal Legal Service says a compensation claim lodged today on behalf of members of the Stolen Generation could prove a test case for thousands of other West Australians.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

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