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Ann McGrath Ann McGrath i(A106701 works by)
Gender: Female
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'Ann McGrath is a historian of deep history, gender, colonialism, Indigenous relations and intermarriage in Australia and North America. Her work has been recognised in numerous awards including the NSW Premier's History prize; United Nations Association of Australia Media Award; Order of Australia Medal for distinguished service to Indigenous studies; Archibald Hanna Junior Fellowship in American History; Inaugural W.K. Hancock prize; Human Rights Award for non-fiction; and John Barrett Prize.' (Source : Australian Academy of the Humanities website)

Most Referenced Works


  • In 2016, her Illicit Love: Interracial Sex & Marriage in the United States & Australia was longlisted for a CHASS Australia Book Prize and won the NSW Premier’s History Awards (General History Prize).

Personal Awards

2017 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
2017 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to the social sciences as an academic and researcher in the field of Indigenous history, and to tertiary education.

Awards for Works

Message from Mungo 2014 single work film/TV

'Lake Mungo is an ancient Pleistocene lake-bed in south-western New South Wales, and is one of the world’s richest archaeological sites. Message from Mungo focuses on the interface over the last 40 years between the scientists on one hand, and, on the other, the Indigenous communities who identify with the land and with the human remains revealed at the site. This interface has often been deeply troubled and contentious, but within the conflict and its gradual resolution lies a moving story of the progressive empowerment of the traditional custodians of the area.' (Source: Publishers website)

2014 finalist ATOM Awards Australian Teachers of Media Awards Best Documentary (History)
2014 winner United Nations Association of Australian Media Awards in Special Category of "Promotion of Indigenous Recognition".
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