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Yaritji Green Yaritji Green i(A105473 works by) (a.k.a. Yaritji McInerney)
Born: Established: 1977 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Yankunytjatjara ; Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Djaru / Jaru ; Irish
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BiographyHistory

Yaritji Green completed Certificate III in Creative Writing at Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in Alice Springs in 2002. In 2003, Green commenced a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) at Flinders University, South Australia. By 2006, she graduated from her Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing. At the end of 2006, Green became a Research Assistant for the Black Words Database. The following year, she started a librarian traineeship at Flinders University Library.

She has done volunteer work with the South Australian Writers' Centre from 2004-2005. In this same period she also co-ordinated the South Australian Indigenous Writers and Storytellers group. While working for both the South Australian Writers' Centre and the South Australian Indigenous Writers and Storytellers group, Yaritji was the co-ordinator of the Inaugural National Indigenous Writers' Festival 2005.

Exhibitions

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Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2002 highly commended Northern Territory Literary Awards Dymocks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
2002 winner Northern Territory Literary Awards Dymocks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander For her story 'Fifty Seven'.
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