Welcome to this new space where I yarn with interesting people about things that matter to me and to First Nations people in Australia and around the world.

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EPISODES

CIAF Series – Gerry Turpin

Gerry Turpin is a Mbabaram man from north Qld and a renowned Ethnobotanist. He has been employed by the Queensland State Government for about 30 years and has previously been involved in the Queensland Herbarium’s Vegetation Surveys and Regional Ecosystem Mapping Project in Queensland.

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CIAF Series – Janina Harding

Janina Harding is a proud Meriam (Erub/Mer) woman, who is currently the Artistic Director of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF). She has over thirty years of experience in and across the Indigenous art sector (ranging from leading various cultural and employment programs, who has experience in public broadcasting, boasting exceptional prowess in event management and programming).

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Francoise Lane

Francoise Lane is an artist and textile designer that helps lovers of standout textiles and pattern by creating unique textiles inspired by stories of connection to country. Her goal is that her textiles will bring joy to your home and put a delightful spring in your step when you wear them.

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Dean Parkin

Dean is a proud Quandamooka man who lives on country, Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Having been closely involved in the process that resulted in the historic Uluru Statement From The Heart, Dean continues to advocate for constitutional and structural reform as Director of From the Heart.

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Book Club Series – Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss is a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central new south wales, but was born in Gadigal country and has spent much of her life on Dharawal land near La Perouse. She is one of Australia’s most prolific and well-known authors publishing across genres including non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial fiction, and children’s novels. Her latest book is Bila Yarudhanggalangdhuray. Anita is also a marathoner!

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Leah Purcell

Leah Purcell is a proud Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka woman born and bred in Murgon, Queensland. Leah is a multi-award-winning director, actor, writer, producer and showrunner. She has written and directed landmark film, TV and theatrical works such as; Box the Pony, Redfern Now, Cleverman, The Secret Daughter, My Life is Murder, The Twelve and The Drover’s Wife.

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Professor Chelsea Watego

On episode #85 I have the absolute pleasure of yarning with Professor Chelsea Watego. Chelsea is a Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman with over 20 years of experience working within Indigenous health as a health worker and researcher. Chelsea’s work has drawn attention to the role of race in the production of health inequalities.

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Bradley Gimbert

Bradley Gimbert is a proud Aboriginal man with ancestral ties to the Wailwan mob, and through his adoptive father, also to the Barkindji mob. He has grown up in several suburbs of Western Sydney and identifies proudly with his culture.

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Dr Ray Kerkhove

On episode 83 of the podcast I yarn with Ray Kerkhove. Dr Ray Kerkhove is a professional historian and ethno-historian (accredited through PHAQ), specializing in 19th Century Aboriginal social history and material culture, mostly for southern Queensland. 

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IBA Partnership Series – Liandra Gaykamangu

Liandra is a Yolŋu woman from North-East Arnhem Land and the Founder and Creative Director of Liandra Swim, an eco-conscious designer swimwear label that fuses contemporary Aboriginal art and swimwear fashion. Liandra Swim allows people, from all walks of life, to authentically engage and connect with Australian Indigenous culture in a new and exciting environment.

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