Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia | Editor: Samantha Faulkner

A journey through Torres Strait Islander culture and identity, past and present

What makes Torres Strait unique? And what is it like to be a Torres Strait Islander in contemporary Australia? Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia, compiled by poet and author Samantha Faulkner, showcases the distinct identity of Torres Strait Islanders through their diverse voices and journeys.

Hear from emerging and established writers from both today and the recent past, including Eddie Mabo, Thomas Mayo, Lenora Thaker, Ellie Gaffney, Jillian Boyd-Bowie, Aaron Fa'Aoso and Jimi Bani. These and many more storytellers, mentors, traditional owners, doctors and teachers from the Torres Strait share their joy, culture, good eating, lessons learned and love of family, language and Country. A book to treasure and share, this groundbreaking collection provides a unique perspective on the Torres Strait Islander experience.

21 x 13.4cm
240 Pages

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