The Stolen Generation

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From 1910-1970, many Indigenous children were taken from their biological families, because of government policies. The traumatic experience of the children from that generation continues to have an impact on Indigenous communities, families and individuals. These children are known as the Stolen Generation.
The Stolen Generation had been seized from their biological families, and wrongly told that their parents had either abandoned them or died. The children were never told about who their real parents or even told that they were taken. They were then put into European families or institutions where they were often neglected or abused psychologically, physically and sexually. The Europeans treated the children harshly and they were frequently

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