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This series is presented in partnership with Black Magic Woman, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair and Bumma Bippera Media 98.7 FM. The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair will run from 6-10 July in Cairns, go to https://ciaf.com.au for more information on what’s on and for tickets.
Gerry Turpin is a Mbabaram man from north Qld and a renowned Ethnobotanist. He has been employed by the Queensland State Government for about 30 years and has previously been involved in the Queensland Herbarium’s Vegetation Surveys and Regional Ecosystem Mapping Project in Queensland.
Gerry manages the Tropical Indigenous Ethnobotany Centre at the Australian Tropical Herbarium, in partnership with James Cook University, DISITI and CSIRO, and has worked with many Traditional Owner groups on Cape York and other parts of Queensland. He is a member of the Ecological Society of Australia Board of Directors with the role of Indigenous Engagement.
As an Indigenous ethnobotanist Gerry has a strong cultural commitment to facilitating effective partnerships that support Indigenous communities to protect, manage and maintain their cultural knowledge on the use of plants.
Gerry will deliver the keynote speech for CIAF 2022 (and is one of the CIAF Art Awards judges)! He'll speak to this year's theme: 𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘺: 𝘈𝘯 𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘤𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘘𝘶𝘦𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘍𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘴’ 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘴.
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