The Stolen Generation And Its Impact On Aboriginals

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The Stolen generation and protection policy has made a huge impact on all aboriginals lives, forcing them to adapt to white culture and forget about their indigenous heritage. The protection policy began in 1909 when the aborigines protection board believed that separating Aborigines from the white population would keep them safe from their savage lifestyles. In 1915 the protection board was given orders to remove aboriginal children without parental consent or a court order. These children were separated from their families and placed in institutions or adopted into white families where they were forced to forget about their indigenous history. Whilst working in the institutions they were mistreated and abused. The children were traumatised
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