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Heidi Norman

Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney
Professor Heidi Norman is in the Communication Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney. She researches and publishes in the areas of NSW Aboriginal history and politics. Her research
has included a history of the NSW Annual Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout, the influence of mining on the society and economy over Gomeroi lands and the impact of economic change on urban Aboriginal lives. Her recent book is titled, What Do We Want? A Political History of Aboriginal Land Rights in NSW (2015). In this first-ever study of land rights in NSW she documents the movement for land rights, how the laws changed relationships between Aboriginal people, the state and one another and the social, economic and cultural benefits they have delivered. She is an award winning researcher and teacher: in 2015 she was awarded the UTS research excellence medal for collaboration and in 2016 the National Teaching Excellence Award for her work in Indigenous studies. She is a descendant of the Gomeroi people from north western NSW, a member of AIATSIS and Congress.

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