Sana Nakata

Sana Nakata is a Torres Strait Islander who has lived and worked on Wurundjeri land all her adult life. She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, where she is now lecturer in political science and co-convenes the Indigenous–Settler Relations Collaboration.


Working through the problems

In ConversationWE WORK TOGETHER as co-directors of the Indigenous Settler Relations Collaboration, a research unit at the University of Melbourne. In this context, our working relationship requires a high level of trust, but as an Indigenous person (Sana is a...

The infantilisation of Indigenous Australians

MemoirI GREW UP in the 1990s, the daughter of a white Australian and a Torres Strait Islander. I was raised on my mother’s stories of the Cairns Esplanade, her doctor father and English migrant mother. I learned the stories...

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