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Aunty Vicky Duff + Samantha Faulkner

kuril dhagun, slq

Free event / Main Festival

BWF032

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Aunty Vicky Duff

Aunty Vicky Duff

Aunty Vicky Duff is of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. While she now calls Tassie home, she is originally from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait. Her family (The Drummond Family) have lived on Thursday Island since the early 1900s, through the Pearling era, WWII, and post-war rebuilding.

Samantha Faulkner

Samantha Faulkner

Samantha Faulkner is a Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal woman, (Badu and Moa Islands, Torres Strait and Yadhaigana and Wuthathi peoples, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland). Her poetry and short stories have been published nationally and internationally. She is the proud author of Life Blong Ali Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait, (2007) and editor of Pamle: Torres Strait Islanders in Canberra (2018). She also is a member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Network, MARION (ACT Writers) and treasurer, First Nations Australia Writers Network and Us Mob Writing Group. In 2023, she was the inaugural Torres Strait Islander curator for the Brisbane Writers Festival. 



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