Anne Poelina


Professor Anne Poelina is a Kimberley, Nyikina Warrwa Indigenous woman, and
Co- Chair of Indigenous Studies at the Nulungu Research Institute, University of Notre Dame, Australia. She is also Chair of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council, and the Murray Darling Basin inaugural First Nations appointment to its independent Advisory Committee on Social, Economic and Environmental Sciences. In 2022 she was awarded the Kailasa Bhudevi Earth and Environment Award in recognition of her global standing.


A Martuwarra Serpent stirs in its sleep…

Non-fictionAboriginal people are usually confident in the enduring nature of knowledge (not just belief) because that other mob down the road has the same story, or a similar one. It is a multispecies and layered story, and that is precisely what makes it creative, unlike so much of continuing Western materialist ideas and practices.

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