Kick the Tin

Kick the Tin When Doris Kartinyeri was a month old her mother died The family gathered to mourn their loss and welcome the new baby home But Doris never arrived to live with her family she was stolen from the hos

  • Title: Kick the Tin
  • Author: Doris Kartinyeri
  • ISBN: 9781875559954
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kick the Tin

    When Doris Kartinyeri was a month old, her mother died The family gathered to mourn their loss and welcome the new baby home But Doris never arrived to live with her family she was stolen from the hospital and placed in Colebrook Home, where she stayed for the next fourteen years The legacy of being a member of the Stolen Generations continued for Doris as she was plaWhen Doris Kartinyeri was a month old, her mother died The family gathered to mourn their loss and welcome the new baby home But Doris never arrived to live with her family she was stolen from the hospital and placed in Colebrook Home, where she stayed for the next fourteen years The legacy of being a member of the Stolen Generations continued for Doris as she was placed in white homes as a virtual slave, struggled through relationships and suffered with anxiety and mental illness Kick the tin was a game Doris Kartinyeri played in the Colebrook Home This is a life that has been kicked around It is the compelling and sometimes witty memoir of a courageous journey, a journey into the soul of an individual to find meaning and substance after the loss of everything the rest of us take for granted.

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      Published :2018-08-27T08:47:33+00:00

    One thought on “Kick the Tin

    1. Jennifer (JC-S)

      ‘My healing began when I decided to write my autobiography and I continued to write throughout my illnesses.’Doris Eileen Kartinyeri was born in South Australia on 8 September 1945. One month later, her mother died. When Doris’s father and aunt went to the hospital to collect Doris to take her home, they found she had been removed from the hospital by the welfare officer from the Protector’s office. This is how Doris became one of the children of the Stolen Generations. Her family was de [...]

    2. Ann

      This is just a sad book written by an aboriginal woman who was part of the "lost generation" of aborigines -- taken away from their parents, often illegally, by the all knowing "wise" Australian government officials. The children were brainwashed, especially with Christanity and never taught about their own culture and customs. Many were subjected to sexual, physical and certainly emotional abuse by the so called religious care givers -- who seemed to be meeting their own needs ratrher than thos [...]

    3. S

      A very basic account of a horrible time in Australian history. There seems to be a lot of books covering individual accounts of the "Stolen Generations" and unfortunately a lot of them aren't very well written. I understand completely why that's the case with these personal accounts but I struggle to take anything from them. If you are already aware of what went on in these cases there's nothing new to be gained from reading books like this. If you're not aware they're probably a good starting p [...]

    4. Teresa

      "This a book that is important not because of its language and prose (simplistic) or its theoretical bases but rather for its sincerity. This is Doris's reflection upon her life just as she'd tell it,"A clear account from the Aboriginal Lost Generationread more:likeiamfeasting

    5. Kim Wilson

      We can never truly know what someone has endured, purely based on a story. However, without the story we would not even begin to question their experience.

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