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luwa tara luwa waypa book launch

Please join the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and Six Rivers Aboriginal Corporation during NAIDOC Week to launch Dave Mangenner Gough's new book, luwa tara luwa waypa.

luwa tara luwa waypa is a powerful story of a young Tasmanian warrior becoming a man and how he finds strength in connecting with the spirit of his ancestors. 

luwa tara luwa waypa book cover

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Free event

Tiagarra Aboriginal Culture Centre and Museum

1 Bluff Access Rd, Devonport TAS 7310

Dave mangenner Gough

Dave mangenner Gough is a celebrated artist, curator and cultural practitioner dedicated to practising and demonstrating Tasmanian Aboriginal culture for all Australian people, to bring communities together and preserve our traditional culture.

As a proud trawlwoolway — descended from Bungana (chief), manalargenna’s oldest daughter, woretemoeteyenner of north-east Tasmania — Dave has a strong personal connection to lutruwita Tasmania and its people.

Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell grew up in the Northern Territory and lives in Alice Springs. She is descended from the Dagoman people from Katherine and as a child lived in remote communities across the Top End. Her first book, Alfred's War, written by Rachel Bin Salleh, was shortlisted for the Premier's Literary Awards and the Speech Pathology Awards. Her other books include Aunty’s Wedding, by Miranda Tapsell and Joshua Tyler, Brother Moon by Maree McCarthy Yoelu and Freedom Day by Rosie Smiler and Thomas Mayor.

Tiagarra Aboriginal Culture Centre and Museum


Last updated: 16 June 2022