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We had:

Mykaela Saunders, writer talking about first anthology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander speculative fiction revealed. This collection of writers will summon and connect with ancestral spirits, revisit collective grief and investigate potential futures and how the past is always connected.

Mani Naiker, CQUniversity Australia researcher, talking about Gumby gumby trees and other Aboriginal medicines to be researched by CQ University. University researchers have delved into the properties of gumby gumby trees and other traditional medicines in partnership with a Ghungalu elder who practises from his “bush pharmacy” in central Queensland.

Richard Trudgen, Why Warriors Pty Ltd co-founder talking about Yothu Yindi legend undergoes operation amid calls for healthcare language boost. A Northern Territory collective responsible for aiding Yothu Yindi member Witiyana Marika manage a serious illness say appropriate health messaging could halve medical conditions in Aboriginal communities.

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