Emily Tyaemaen Ford

Certificate IV Business (Governance)

Junior Research Assistant & Adjunct Research Associate

Emily Ford graduated with a Certificate IV in Business Governance in May 2017 and currently studying a Diploma of Arts at Charles Darwin University. She works with senior research fellow Dr Linda Ford on Indigenous research projects, Aboriginal Cosmology, New ways for old ceremonies: an archival research project, ARC Discovery Indigenous Project and land management & land revitalization projects. Emily was awarded the Darwin Young Citizen of the Year in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Darwin community at the City of Darwin Australia Day Awards in January 2020.


Research Interests

  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Aboriginal Cosmology
  • Ethnomusicology

Research Research Projects

  • New ways for old ceremonies: Archival esearch project (ARC)
  • Aboriginal cosmology - What this means for women and gender policy: Archival research project (ARC)
  • NT Government oral history grant

Professional Positions, Memberships & Awards

  • Member of Indigenous reference group for plant biosecurity in Australia
  • 2020 Darwin Young Citizen of the Year 
  • Marion McCall OAM Scholarship
  • NT Leadership Awards for the National Indigenous Youth Parliament 2017
Emily Tyaemaen Ford


T: +61 8946 7203
E: emily.ford@cdu.edu.au

Darwin, NT

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