Ambelin Kwaymullina

Dr, LLB W.Aust., PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 23 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20052019
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Personal profile

Biography

I am Aboriginal law academic who comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. As the Indigenous Advisor at the Law School of the University of Western Australia, I am responsible for mentoring Indigenous law students and for transforming law teaching and research spaces to be respectful and inclusive of Indigenous peoples, cultures and knowledges. I am also an award winning writer and illustrator and a commentator on diversity in Australian children's literature.

Roles and responsibilities

LLB (Hons) University of Western Australia

Research

I have a broad range of research interests, reflecting my diverse background and areas of expertise. These interests include public law and all aspects of Indigenous interactions with Western legal actors and institutions, including across the areas of environmental law, Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property, and Indigenous legal systems. I also have expertise in ethical protocols relating to working with Indigenous peoples across the areas of research, Indigenous engagement, and the Arts.

Keywords

  • Indigenous peoples and the law
  • Public law
  • Indigenous engagement
  • Indigenous literature
  • Indigenous art
  • Children’s literature
  • Diversity and literature

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Research Output 2005 2019

Respect, relationships, renewal: Aboriginal perspectives on the worlds of tomorrow

Kwaymullina, A., 2019, In : Westerly. 64, 1, p. 121-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catching Teller Crow

Kwaymullina, A., 2018, Australia: Allen & Unwin. 196 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Grief
Mystery
Weave
Friendship
Drowning

You are on Indigenous Land: Ecofeminism, Indigenous Peoples and Land Justice

Kwaymullina, A., 2018, Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene. Stevens, L., Tait, P. & Varney, D. (eds.). USA: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 193-208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Projects 2010 2010