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Photograph: Nick Anning

Raelee Lancaster is a poet, research assistant, life-long student, and budding creative producer. Raelee has performed at literary events and festivals around Australia. Her work has featured Rabbit, Scum Mag, Voiceworks, and other print and online media. In 2018, Raelee was awarded first place for the Nakata Brophy Short Fiction and Poetry Prize for Young Indigenous Writers for her poetry. Raised on Awabakal land, Raelee has connections to the Wiradjuri nation.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

I grew up on Awabakal land. I am currently residing on Yagera and Turrbal country. I pay my respects to the traditional custodians of my homeland, about whom I am still learning. I pay my respects to the land that nurtured me, and the land upon which I currently reside. I also pay my respects to elders past, present and future.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised to exercise caution as this blog may contain images or voices of dead persons.