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Linda Ford interviewed by Peter Read in 1996 for the Seven years on - continuing life histories of Aboriginal leaders oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2778816
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ford, Linda, 1962-, Interviewee
 
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Description 1996 June 20 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 180 min.) 
Series

Seven years on - continuing life histories of Aboriginal leaders oral history project.

Summary

Ford, a , lecturer and educator, talks about her birth and childhood at Batchelor, N.T., her indigenous Australian mother and European Australian father and her formal and informal education at Batchelor and later at Atherton and Townsville, Qld and Warrnambool, Vic. She then discusses her teaching experiences around Portland, Vic.; involvement with Lake Condah Aboriginal Co-operative; academic career; return to 'White Eagle' clan at Batchelor in 1991 and prospects for her clan and herself in the future.

Notes

The second interview with Linda Ford in this series was recorded in 2003 and is held in the National Library of Australia's Oral History and Folklore collection at ORAL TRC 4987.

Preservation and cassette copies made.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 69 leaves) 
Subjects Ford, Linda, 1962- -- Interviews.  |  Teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Interviews.
Occupation Teachers.
Other authors/contributors Read, Peter, 1945-, Interviewer

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