HerStory

Marcia Lynne LANGTON

Born: 31 October 1951

Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: Yes

Special Achievements:

1993 - Awarded Member of the Order of Australia, for service as an anthropologist and advocate of Aboriginal issues.

2000 - Inaugural Professor of Australian Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne.
2001 - Admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
2001 - Inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

Additional Information:

1970s - She was active in the Women's Liberation movement, drawing attention to the oppression of black women.

She has appeared in film and television portraying strong Aboriginal characters.