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Sinsa Mansell



Sinsa is a proud Trawoolaway women from larapuna the Northern region of lutruwita Tasmania. She is a program producer and project officer, as well a co-founder, performer and choreographer with the successful pakana kanaplila a traditional/contemporary Tasmanian Aboriginal dance troupe.

Working nationally and internationally, Sinsa has been pioneering ways to reclaim ancient cultural traditions, as well as being involved in educational workshops. Sinsa’s artform generates critical awareness of the rich cultural heritage and continuing practices of her ancestors. She is forgoing opportunities for the broader community to engage with the local Aboriginal people’s.

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Vanessa is a Jaru woman from the Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA) who has lived and worked in Perth since 2002. Vanessa is most known for intercultural planning, capacity development and timely stakeholder engagement and communications.



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Nickeema is a Kuku Yalanji/Koa and Miriam artist and community arts practitioner based in Woorabinda, Queensland (QLD).




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