Aboriginal Women by Degrees: Their Stories of the Journey Towards Academic Achievement

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Mary Ann Bin-Sallik
University of Queensland Press, 2000 - Education - 203 pages
From a unique personal perspective, thirteen woman tell of their journeys towards the significant goal of a university degree. Although from different backgrounds, language groups and experiences, these woman share the common thread of Aboriginal heritage. Some faced the added challenge of family responsibilities while others pursued academic degrees as younger students. From Bachelor to Masters to LL B degrees, their chosen paths led them to universities across Australia and even to prestigious Harvard University in the US.

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From Outback to Academia
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Clever Quiet and Obedient
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Mirrakopal
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