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Shannyn Palmer

Shannyn Palmer

Shannyn Palmer is a community-engaged practitioner, researcher and writer living and working on the Ancestral lands of the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples. She currently works with organisations and institutions to establish ethical community engaged practice and enable meaningful intercultural collaborations. She has a PhD in History from the Australian National University and recently published her first book with Melbourne University Press, Unmaking Angas Downs: Myth and History on a Central Australian Pastoral Station, which traces a history of colonisation in Central Australia from the perspective of Anangu who lived on the station throughout the twentieth century.

Shannyn Palmer reviews 'Wandering with Intent: Essays' by Kim Mahood

December 2022, no. 449 25 November 2022
Maps are central to Kim Mahood’s practice as a writer, artist, and intercultural collaborator. She began making them in the wake of her father’s death in a helicopter mustering accident thirty years ago. This tragic event compelled her to make a pilgrimage to the country where she spent her late childhood and teenage years living on Mongrel Downs cattle station in the Tanami Desert. This journ ... (read more)