7 May 2015

Endangered Turtles of the Torres Strait Islands

From Nine To Noon, 10:14 am on 7 May 2015

Leah Lui-Chivizhe is a doctoral student in history at the University of Sydney where her research focuses on Torres Strait Islander relationships and engagements with the marine environment and the Islander-turtle relationship. Throughout history the turtle has been an important source of food as well as having great cultural and spiritual significance. She now works part-time for the Nura Gili Centre for Indigenous Programs at the University of New South Wales.