Stephen Hall

November 13, 2016
a Tear in the Soul

A Tear in the Soul by Amanda Webster (review)

Reconciliation is a long, hard road. But it begins with acknowledging that the damage is real, the anger justified.  A Tear in the Soul is a timely volume for people […]
September 12, 2016
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Australia Hates the First Australians

Did that get your attention? We are a country that still celebrates Australia Day. Australia prides itself on its all-inclusive ideals and multiculturalism; however, none of those ideals apply to […]
September 12, 2016
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The Problem of the Half-Caste (1934)

The Problem of the Half-Caste (i) Gall Memorandum MEMORANDUM ABORIGINAL PROTECTION ACTS QUEENSLAND (EXTRACT) GENERAL REMARKS The aboriginal population may be stated to be roughly 17,000. It must be admitted […]
September 12, 2016
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Half-Caste – any term making use of the word ‘half’ suggests an incomplete person

The following phrases are some of the terms that have been used to describe people of ‘mixed race’; the terms that are generally considered to be out-dated and offensive. Bi-racial […]