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Living with the past: the creation of the stolen generation positionality

Stephanie Gilbert

2019

In "Living with the past: the creation of the stolen generation positionality", Stephanie Gilbert explores how some Aboriginal Australian women removed from their families of origin and growing up with no connection to Aboriginal culture grew up with a disconnect not only from that culture but also from their bodies.

This resulted in a dysphoria with both bodily and cultural aspects. In turn, this dysphoria has influenced how the women understand their identity.