Dr Frances Wyld
Dr Frances Wyld is a Martu woman and senior lecturer at Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education. She is the Program Coordinator of the Wirltu Yarlu University Preparatory Program and the Indigenous Knowledges and Society Major within the Bachelor of Arts. Her Doctor of Communication thesis title is 'In the Time of Lorikeets: Storywork as an academic method'. Her interest is in applying Indigenous research methodologies and pedagogies within a univeristy setting taking a cross-discipline approach that includes cultural studies, education, history and philosophy. Dr Wyld researches in the areas of Indigenous Storywork, auto-ethnography and mythography.
Doctor of Communication
Master of Education Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Indigenous research methodologies
Storywork, auto-ethnography, mythography and semiotics
Wyld, Frances and Fredericks, Bronwyn (2015) ‘Earthsong as Storywork: Reclaiming Indigenous Knowledges’ in Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues.
Öhman, May-Britt. and Wyld, Frances (2014) ‘Lands of Fire and Ice; from Hi-Story to History in the Lands of Fire and Ice: Our stories and embodiment as Indigenous in a colonised hemisphere’ in V. Castejon, A. Cole, O. Haag, and K. Hughes, (eds.) Ngapartji Ngapartji Reciprocal Engagement: Ego-Histoire, Europe and Indigenous Australia, Australian National University E Press, Canberra.
Wyld, Frances (2012) 'Knowing the State We're In: Indigenous motherhood as a human right' http://www.maramatanga.ac.nz/sites/default/files/NPM%20Conference%20Proceedings%202012.pdf
Wyld, Frances (2011) ‘Writing the Ephemeral of Culture: Storm Method’ in Social Alternatives 30 (2) 40 - 43
Wyld, Frances (2011) ‘Experiment on a bird in the air pump: The writing of a life under pressure’ in the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues 14 (1) 54 - 62
Somerville, Craig, Somerville, Kirra, and Wyld, Frances (2010) ‘Martu Storytellers; Aboriginal narratives within the academy’ in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 39S, 96 - 101
National Indigenous Research And Knowledges Network (NIRAKN)
Categories Aboriginal & Indigenous Issues Expertise Indigenous knowledges; Indigenous research methodologies and pedagogies; Cultural studies; Storywork and Storytelling; mythography; semiotics
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Entry last updated: Sunday, 14 Apr 2019