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Jared M. Field Jared M. Field i(26047944 works by) (a.k.a. J. M. Field)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Gamilaraay
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'Dr Jared M. Field (Spearim) is a Gamilaraay mari from Moree way, but grew up on Darug land in a small town along the Great Dividing Range. He studied maths and French literature at the University of Sydney, before completing a doctorate at Balliol College, Oxford. He is currently a McKenzie Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne.' (,doctorate%20at%20Balliol%20College%2C%20Oxford.

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y separately published work icon Etta and the Shadow Taboo Richmond : Hardie Grant Children's Publishing , 2023 26047980 2023 single work picture book children's Indigenous story

'When Etta steps on Baawaa’s (her sister's) shadow, she learns of the Shadow Taboo, and learns to value the personal space of others, as well as her own.

'Written by Gamilaraay author JM Field and illustrated by Ngarabal/Gomeroi artist Jeremy Worrall, Etta and the Shadow Taboo will invite readers to follow a Gamilaraay tradition where one must avoid stepping on the shadows of others.' (Publication summary)

2024 shortlisted Ena Noël Award Illustrator
2024 highly commended Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Indigenous Writing
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