Westphalen, Linda Books
Linda Westphalen is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, where she coordinates Fourth Year Education programs and teaches cultural studies. She has worked variously as a secondary school teacher, university lecturer and consultant in Native Title and in Education.2012 0-7734-1593-9
This book examines life history writing by Australian Aboriginal women in the context of ongoing negotiations about one's status and claims to country. It uses a methodological combination of literary analysis, history and anthropology to draw out the distinctive cultural heritages held in palimpsest within texts.