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Western Australia - Archival Item

Cedric Jacobs interviewed by W. John E. Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project (1999)

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[From the National Library of Australia's 'Bringing them home oral history project']

Jacobs speaks about his childhood with his parents until the age of 9 when he and his two brothers were removed to Mogumber Methodist Mission, W.A. He describes the living conditions at Mogumber and discusses the effects of removal on himself and on other removed children. Jacobs also talks about becoming a Methodist minister and his work as an elected ATSIC councillor, and expresses his views on land rights and the Stolen Generation.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser