Frances Macaulay Forde

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High Court Question

Poem by Frances Macaulay Forde

How can money recompense

all those stolen years?

Memories don't have a price.



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Topic(s) of this poem: memories


Comments about High Court Question by Frances Macaulay Forde

  • Frances Macaulay FordeFrances Macaulay Forde (10/3/2005 1:43:00 AM)

    'Stolen' refers also to the Stolen Generation. The foreigners in the 'wisdom' thought the children of Aboriginals and European settlers, would be better off taken from their mothers/parents and raised in European families... hence the stolen generation.(Report)Reply

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  • Frances Macaulay FordeFrances Macaulay Forde (10/3/2005 1:41:00 AM)

    In Australia, the High Court met to discuss compensation for the Aboriginals whose land was taken over by foreign settlers.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, October 28, 2019