Margaret Heffernan

Margaret Heffernan is a Central Arrernte linguist, author, interpreter and translator. She is a highly respected Elder. Margaret grew up at the Old Telegraph Station in Alice Springs and completed her schooling at boarding school at the Santa Teresa Mission. While there she became interested in linguistics and went on to complete a certificate in literacy. A well known author in her own right, Margaret was both a teacher and a teacher trainer. She edited the Central Arrernte Honey Ant Readers and continues to offer her advice to Margaret James.

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