• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002055

[Interview with Faith Thomas, Aboriginal woman, cricketer and outback nurse] [sound recording] / [Interviewer: Ray Aitchison]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2030
  • Date Range 22-Mar-86 - 22-Mar-86
  • Description

    1 cassette (ca. 90 min.) Thomas speaks about playing women’s cricket in 1950s; her childhood in an Aboriginal children’s home; becoming a nurse; racial prejudice she suffered; present situation of Aboriginals; the Adnyamathanha people; providing health services to Aboriginals in remote areas; playing cricket for Australia; playing hockey; her husband and son; and Aboriginal beliefs and customs.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Thomas, Faith (1933 - 2023)