Identity

Tara June Winch in conversation with Yvette Henry Holt

Sunday 25 August 2019
11.30AM – 12.30PM
Peninsula Room
National Museum of Australia

Tara June Winch is a Wiradjuri woman and critically acclaimed author, now based in France. Tara’s latest novel The Yield is the story of a people and culture dispossessed and their reclaiming of Indigenous language, storytelling and identity. Tara is joined in conversation by award winning poet, academic and comedian Yvette Henry Holt from the Yiman, Wakaman and Bidjara Nations of Queensland. In this International Year of Indigenous Languages, Tara and Yvette explore and celebrate the power of Indigenous language, storytelling and identity.