Generations Stolen: Harold Furber

Harold Furber was born in Alice Springs in 1952. He lived in the Gap Cottages with his sisters, his mother and his grandmother. He was sent to the Methodist mission on Croker Island with his younger sister, while his eldest sister was left in Alice Springs.“Within a year, my little sister was gone… she had lighter skin and blonde hair” She had been adopted out to a family in Queensland. “Can someone please explain if this is all for our good, how can you keep splitting families up?… Of course you never get an answer… I reckon I was forgotten.”
Harold Furber

Harold Furber was born in Alice Springs in 1952. He lived in the Gap Cottages with his sisters, his mother and his grandmother. He was sent to the Methodist mission on Croker Island with his younger sister, while his eldest sister was left in Alice Springs. 

“Within a year, my little sister was gone… she had lighter skin and blonde hair” She had been adopted out to a family in Queensland. “Can someone please explain if this is all for our good, how can you keep splitting families up?… Of course you never get an answer… I reckon I was forgotten.”