Cuppa with an Elder: Aunty Dawn Daylight
Aunty Dawn Daylight + Kevin Yow Yeh
kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
#About the event
Duration: 60 minutes
Aunty Dawn Daylight is a Yugerra-Turrbul-Jarrawoir woman. Join Aunty Dawn as she talks about her life, tells of her connection to Country, her experience of being stolen and her journey of healing through music and storytelling.
Aunty Dawn Daylight in conversation with Kevin Yow Yeh
Aunty Dawn Daylight
Elder Dawn Daylight is a published writer, singer, and artist from Jagera, Meanjin. She has been involved in many roles as a creative leader including Indigenous women's workshops and art projects with local organisations Brissc, IndigiLez Leadership and Support Group and Community Plus+. Daylight's writing has been published in two different books including 'Bound' by David Hardy and 'Witches: What Women Do Together' by Sam George-Allen. She is passionate about cross-cultural exchange in schools encouraging students to embrace cultural differences. Daylight is now endeavoring to publish new work and share her knowledge about relationships to land, people, and history.
Kevin Yow Yeh
Kevin Yow Yeh is a Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander man and current Higher Degree Research student at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), researching ways to best support First Nations peoples seeking justice and compensation from racial discrimination.
Kevin has been a Social Worker and is currently a Director of the Institute for Collaborative Race Research and also teaches Indigenous Knowledges at QUT.