Don't put it in the bank!' having it accepted. Oates published the novel The story is pieced together from former that ends with his death in an accident. Read more... [Biographical cuttings on Joyce Clague, aboriginal who grew up on a reserve in NSW, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]. Korff, J 2018, When Colin met Joyce, , retrieved 11 November 2020. And of course Pastor Doug Nicholls, he was just a beautiful man. And, it was one way of stopping — not stopping it totally but we were able to put it on the record in regards to the police having to do something for the people at Bagot. They died within months of each other in 1934. Why not explore what Australian governments also want to keep under lock and key? Posted June 29, 2018 06:49:14 Joyce Clague grew up on Ulgundahi Island, which was an Aboriginal Reserve under the rule of a mission manager. scholarship to Syracuse University. (1992), an account of a tragic encounter between a powerful U.S. The National Museum of Australia acknowledges First Australians and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture. Now, of course when you were on the mission you didn't, you were told to do a thing — you'd be given a cane [if you didn't do it]. By the North Gate So I said, 'All you fellas sign — sign — sign for that thing.' The 19-year-old deactivated her Instagram account, although a TikTok video shows an alleged explanation for Zoe taking some time off social media. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive. I didn't know what a census was at any rate at that time. And you wouldn't reply in English you'd reply in your language. And of course he was very political and he was around with Bill Ferguson and Patten and he knew all about them and also went with them because he's an older man but it was just a fantastic, well, to know people like Bert Groves. A Bloodsmoor Romance They know how many pigs and how many cattle, how many sheep even there are in this country, but they don't know how many Aboriginal people are in this country'. And I think that was one of the things even though I didn't talk, I did take in a lot of things and I listened and that was fairly important. Beasts, They are the yin and yang of each other. (1978) documents the rise and fall of a preacher whose faith is ... JOYCE CLAGUE, MBE. Robert Clague (1802-1865), the family patriarch, immigrated from the Isle of Man in 1829 and settled in what was then Dover, Pfister said. Both pieces are in the parlor. If told how to do it they can do it. Robert Clague cleared more than a mile of trees to build what is now Clague Road, and then went to the Cuyahoga County commissioners to have it accepted as a road. After high school Oates won a Of course we weren't. In 1977 Joyce Clague was awarded the Member of the British Empire in recognition of her services to combat racism. she could write, she told stories by drawing pictures. Dave Pfister DSC05889.JPG. knowledge of the city and its social problems. They were very simple people and felt such things were frivolous," Pfister said. a novella (a work whose length is greater than that of a short story And that actually helped me to take on nursing after I did my intermediate, because my schooling was very limited. Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. Sue: It's wonderful that there are people like you who managed to resist that kind of tyranny! But you had to at the time do some things, to try and make changes. human condition. Sue: Yeah. And that was terribly, terribly important that our people were able to do that themselves, without putting the thumb print on. The family lived on a farm owned by Caroline's parents. 1967. But I said 'why — why we — we're just no — no — we're not — no people! ', Source: The extracts on this page are from an interview with Joyce Clague conducted by Sue Taffe and Leanne Miller on 8 November 1996, Explore more on Collaborating for Indigenous Rights 1957–1973. He was doing it to other fellas as well around Redfern. For us as film-makers it's important to give it back to our community. Joyce: So anyhow one day we heard that the station was up for sale. Phillip [Roberts] of course was well known. But not only made to this country but how you should get around about doing things in your own community. In Margaret Clague (born Cowell) was born in 1720, at birth place. In the following account Joyce shows a courage and determination to expose exploitation which marked her public life dedicated to assisting Aboriginal people to gain control of their lives and futures. And I said — well I couldn't sleep! (1974); Because I said, 'Doing it with the thumb is — that's all right, that's legal. It's up for sale!'. Please try again. I mean, okay, I'd probably, I'd be frightened like hell if I did that down here or anything. And they said (laughs) — they said to me, 'Now you keep it here for us and we'll bring you some more later on'. between men and women. He was one of those people that — well I can remember in the flat where I was, that man used to work in Parliament House, and my sister and I were in the flat by this time and he used to bring home — they used to throw away the food in Parliament House and he saw all this food that was going to waste and everything. Biographical cuttings files contain cuttings, e.g. I'm shocked to find out that it's taken so long to be brought to light… Thanks for doing such important work!" violence and suffering endured by three generations of an urban And this was, it was also a change with the people who were looking after Aboriginal people at that time. Know more. Join a new generation of Australians! Okay and it wasn't real sharp writin' (laughing) but he was able to write his own name. Pfister said the Clagues worked hard on the farm, which included vineyards and orchards. You might know or you mightn't know that I still speak my language. Note: Film might not be available at all suppliers. It was held at that time at Newport [Sydney]. Okay I taught Stumpy Martin how to write. And of course Hannah and I was pretty strong and we — and they thought that we were drunk. She worked as secretary for some organisations and ministers and things of this nature and so she had the contacts. For more information on Clague House, to schedule a tour or to reach the historical society, visit or the historical society's Facebook page, send an email message to or call 216-848-0680. Expensive People And of course the people that you met there. "There was no electricity or indoor plumbing in the house while the Clagues lived there. Throughout Oates's writing career she has distributed her but less than that of a novel), were published in 2001. was released. That's a very good thing. And they said, 'No, don't put it in the bank! "They gave her $1,000 to purchase furniture, " Pfister said. rehabilitation (the restoring to a useful state) of a drug addict, too The final So we took — we more or less recorded everything. He said the close-knit family was able to acquire a considerable amount of money through investments. And he used to get boxes of it and he'd take them out to Redfern or wherever he knew that there were people. York college. And so that helped us. And he said, 'I went through counting and wherever there was anyone said that they were an Aboriginal I just put a red line through it. based on the life of actress Her activism centers on social change for Indigenous Australians.She was influential in instigating the 1967 Constitutional Referendum and in the 1996 native title … Continuing Achievement, best expresses her main themes. In the early 1970s she assisted people who worked on Willowra Station to apply to the Aboriginal Loans Commission to buy the property. You know, Jack who was a very sensitive man, had said to him [census officer] 'Oh Whadaya do here?' Joyce's father was a tool designer, and her mother was a housewife. But it is their principles about Aboriginal welfare, social justice, humanity and family that bind them and have helped shape the Australian nation. "The house is well-built and solid," Pfister said, adding "it's probably one of the safest places to be during a storm. Picture: Sam Ruttyn. In 1967 she and her husband moved to Canada to teach at the New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1987. Joyce Clague: Well I was back living on the mission which was Ullagundi Island on the Clarence River, with my family. In March 2000 Why aren't we counted in this country?' The other upstairs rooms are displayed as bedrooms with appropriate period furnishings. By the North Gate; Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? He said 'well I was in the census [office]' and by then, of course, I knew what a census was all about and everything. Clague. They had it in [a] little sugar bag, little sugar bag that full. She and her brother, Walter, were the last two Clague family members to live in the house. Such collections Margaret passed away on month day 1801, at age 81 at death place. (1980); and Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia. frightened me.". You didn't get any forms of grant to do research or anything of this nature. Joyce's father was a tool designer, and her mother was a Born with a twin brother in the Snowy Mountains town of Tumut in 1938, Anthea Groves loved having fun. the 1920s. See Plan your visit for important visitor and safety information including a request to provide your first name and a contact number. Wonderland And I get out and I say, 'What you fellas makin' all this noise for and everything?' (1967), Oates exposes the world of people in the suburbs whose focus on The Clague house, 1371 Clague Road, Westlake, was built in 1876. The Lamb of Abyssalia All in this little sugar bag. Pfister, who serves on the playhouse board, said the Clagues old barn was used as the first playhouse. In The couple returned to Dover with their first child, Ruth, in the summer of 1837 and set up housekeeping in a log cabin. Beryl Kathleen Chiddy … And when it was, and I can recall one of the FCAATSI members who was a gentleman, Jack Horner, saying 'You know, Joyce' (this is after I'd shifted from home and came down here to Sydney). depressing for teenage audiences. She became aware, for the first time, of the development of a national movement in Aboriginal affairs. So there was very little money and what money that you had, you either worked for it or raised it or if not someone either from one organisation was able to pay your way by either fare or — there was never ever any [money]. : Stories And that was when he was one of those ones that registered to do the census collecting.