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Kuku Yalanji Traditional Owner and Elder

Aunty Janice Walker

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Aunty Janice Walker is a Kuku Yalanji Traditional Owner and Elder from Mossman in Northern Queensland. She is an educator and has a Diploma in Education from TAFE Queensland, with a special interest in fostering the teaching of ‘language’ in schools.

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Two childhood friends serendipitously reunited through anglican focus

Two Queensland women who grew up together on the Daintree Mission reconnected for the first time in more than 30 years recently, following the publication of a ‘Spotlight Q&A’ in anglican focus. In this special joint reflection, Kuku Yalanji Elder Aunty Janice Walker and Anglicare Administration Officer Veneta Tschumy tell some of their story, along with Aunty Janice’s daughter, Anglicare Cultural Support Worker Lalania Tusa, who serendipitously brought the childhood friends together through her Q&A