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My Brown Skin Baby: The first anthem of the Stolen Generation
MusicMusiciansStolen Generations4 Apr 2017 Dr Blake Singley
Bob Randall was one of the thousands of Aboriginal children throughout Australia that were subjected to the official government policy of forcibly separating Aboriginal children from their families and placing them in institutions or with European families. These experiences led him to write what is widely regarded as the first song to chronicle the events and impacts of the Stolen Generation.
Song for the Gurindji
The efforts of the Gurindji to reclaim their ancestral land became one of the emblematic events of the land rights struggle in Australia.