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Aboriginal women by degrees : their stories of the journey towards academic achievement / edited by Mary Ann Bin-Sallik
Bib ID 1914834
Format BookBook
Description St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2000 
viii, 203 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0702231479 (paperback)
Summary

A valuable Aboriginal perspective, these are inside stories about overcoming the sometimes invisible barriers of racial prejudice. The thirteen women from different backgrounds and communities across the nation are proud to represent their Aboriginal heritage. Successful graduates, they are now practitioners in law, art, academia,

A valuable Aboriginal perspective, these are inside stories about overcoming the sometimes invisible barriers of racial prejudice. The thirteen women from different backgrounds and communities across the nation are proud to represent their Aboriginal heritage. Successful graduates, they are now practitioners in law, art, academia.

Full contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction: Women's Business / Mary Ann Bin-Sallik
  • Ch. 2. Black Pearl / Lillian Holt
  • Ch. 3. From Outback to Academia / Veronica Arbon
  • Ch. 4. Clever, Quiet and Obedient / Isabelle Adams
  • Ch. 5. Mirrakopal / Miriam Stead Raymond
  • Ch. 6. Strong Role Models / Larissa Behrendt
  • Ch. 7. Education Is the Cure / Davina Woods
  • Ch. 8. Creativity Is the Name of the Game / Nerida White
  • Ch. 9. Anything But Aboriginal / Lyn Devow
  • Ch. 10. Well, I Rest My Case! / Jackie Huggins
 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Education (Higher)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Higher)  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Education - Tertiary - Graduates.  |  Education - Achievement.
Other authors/contributors Bin-Sallik, Mary Ann

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