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Join us to hear author and farmer Bruce Pascoe discuss his award winning book Dark Emu, Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

Justice Bromberg and Bruce Pascoe will discuss the implications of this work for society, culture and the law, from land rights and civil claims through to Treaty and reconciliation.

Chaired by Justice Mordecai Bromberg of the Federal Court of Australia.

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian man, born in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. He is a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative of southern Victoria and has been the director of the Australian Studies Project for the Commonwealth Schools Commission.  Author of over 15 books, Bruce has had a varied career as a writer, teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and editor. His book Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? won both the Book of the Year Award and the Indigenous Writer’s Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian man, born in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. He is a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative of southern Victoria and has been the director of the Australian Studies Project for the Commonwealth Schools Commission.  Author of over 15 books, Bruce has had a varied career as a writer, teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and editor. His book Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? won both the Book of the Year Award and the Indigenous Writer’s Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.