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Len Collard Len Collard i(A102496 works by) (a.k.a. Katitjin)
Born: Established: Pingelly, Narrogin - Pingelly area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Len Collard is a descendant of the Whadjuck and Balardong Nyungar of the south-west of Western Australia. An avid surfer from the age of thirteen, Len Collard was one of the founding members of the Wardandi Indigenous Surf Classics of Western Australia.

Collard has served as Program Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at Murdoch University and is a highly respected academic leader in the field of Nyungar culture Len's teaching interests have included Aboriginal issues, Aboriginal society and politics, literature and popular culture. He has written extensively on subjects relating to contemporary Aboriginal issues and local communities.

In 2017 he became a member of the Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography working party.

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