Nancy de Vries, Aboriginal activist, nurse, Aboriginal health campaigner and author (1932–2006) was a survivor who learned to draw strength from adversity throughout her life. Removed from her mother at only 14 months of age, Nancy became the public face of the Stolen Generations in NSW when in 1997 she acknowledged the State Government’s apology to the Aboriginal people of Australia in a ceremony at the NSW Legislative Assembly. ….
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