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Main Title: Is that you, Ruthie? / Ruth Hegarty. Book Cover
Author: Hegarty, Ruth, 1929-
Imprint: University of Queensland Press, 1999.
Collation: 20 cm. 141 p. : ill., portraits, facsims, map, pbk ;
Subject: Hegarty, Ruth, 1929-
First Nations Australians - - Missions, missionaries and reserves
Cherbourg Aboriginal Mission
Children and childhood
First Nations Australians - - Biography
First Nations Australians - - Missions, missionaries and reserves
Missions and missionaries
First Nations Australians
Cherbourg (Qld.)
Southeastern District (Qld)
ISBN: 0702230995
This memoir tells of the author's life as a 'dormitory girl' in the Cherborg Aboriginal Mission in Queensland. Describes her daily life at Cherborg and also tells of her experiences doing domestic work for a number of families. Comments on the role of the director of native affairs, and the extent to which her life was under government control. Winner of the 1998 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Stacks 305.801 QLD SEAS BIO HEG Available