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Heidi Norman, Associate Dean (Indigenous) Faculty Administration, University of Technology Sydney

Heidi Norman is a descendant of the Gomeroi peoples of north western NSW.She is a leading Australian professor and researcher in the field of Aboriginal political history. Her research sits in the field of history and draws on the cognate disciplines anthropology, political-economy, cultural studies and political theory. She has made significant contributions to understandings Aboriginal social, cultural, economic and political history where she addresses questions of power in relation to Aboriginal citizens, the state and settler society and Aboriginal land justice. At the heart of her research, is her support for Aboriginal peoples’ rightful place in the nation, especially within political institutions, in society and the economy as landholders.