About the Author
Sean Gorman is a Senior Research Fellow at the Curtin University, Perth, Australia, who specialises in Australian Indigenous Studies. He has studied and worked in the Indigenous Studies field for 20 years and is affiliated with both the Centre for Aboriginal Studies and Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). His latest book Legends: The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century is a collection of life stories of the indigenous players chosen by an expert AFL panel spanning the years from 1904 to 2004. Gorman's work draws on social history, sports history, local history, memoir and memory, and gives insight and voice to contemporary indigenous society and people. Dean Lusher is a lecturer at Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Australia, and is a social network analyst with expertise in the application of statistical models for social networks. He recently co-edited Exponential Random Graph Models for Social Networks: Theory, Methods and Applications (2013).Keir Reeves is a professor and the Director of the Collaborative Research Centre for Australian History at Federation University Australia. His current research concentrates on cultural heritage, regional development and history. He is also committed to exploring how these trajectories can be applied to regional development policy to ensure viable communities in regional settings particularly in central Victoria. He recently co-edited Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage (2015).