The Stolen Generations is the name given to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children taken away, forcibly removed or made wards of the state by the assimilation policies of successive Commonwealth, State and Territory governments of Australia.
‘Sorry’ apology to Stolen Generations - Creative Spirits Infamous speech by the ex-Prime minister Kevin Rudd apologizing to the indigenous Australians for the atrocities that occurred to the Stolen Generation
The Stolen Generations, also Stolen Children, describes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families by the Australian State government and church missions.
The ‘Black Wars’. C 1799 marked the beginning of a six year period of Aboriginal resistance to white colonial settlements on the Hawkesbury River (where the Thornhill’s are) and the Parramatta areas. Source: Daly, T. (2015). The Secret River and the Politics of ‘Reconciliation’. Retrieved from http://www.prisonvoices.org/?p=1633