Yorta Yorta woman, Soprano, composer and educator Deborah Cheetham joins a team of prominent writers, musicians and peformers – including Richard Flangan,William Barton and Justine Clarke – to support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation's aim to improve literacy levels in remote communities across Australia.
“I am pleased to accept this invitation to join the Indigenous Literary Foundation ambassador program.
There are many ways of knowing and learning. I am keen to help encourage Indigenous children to find their voice through the power of literacy whilst strengthening an understanding about Indigenous ways of knowledge transfer."
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