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Stephen Kinnane

Steve Kinnane is a Marda Marda/Miriwoong man who is the author of a book and co-writer and co-producer of a documentary film.
He has taught at both Murdoch and Notre Dame universities.

Fremantle Press:
Stephen Kinnane is a Marda Marda from Mirriwoong country in the East Kimberley. He has been an active writer and researcher for more than 25 years as well as lecturing and working on sustainability, politics and history with a focus on regional and local community resilience, belonging and connections with place. His interests are diverse, encompassing Aboriginal history, creative documentary (both visual and literary), regional sustainability and resource scarcity. Kinnane co-wrote and produced The Coolbaroo Club (1996), an ABC TV documentary awarded the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Human Rights Award for the Arts, and collaborated with Lauren Marsh and Alice Nannup on When the Pelican Laughed (1992), the story of Mrs Alice Nannup (Fremantle Press).

References and Links

Kinnane Stephen 1996, The Coolbaroo Club, script for the documentary.

Kinnane Stephen 2003, Shadow Lines, FACP.


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