Shellie Morris - Aboriginal Musical Icon

11th Jul 2018

Shellie Morris is an iconic Aboriginal singer/songwriter whose music has been entertaining us for decades. 

She combines a mix of language and culture with contemporary folk and country ballads. 

In her exciting career, she has toured with Yongul Legends Yothu Yindi, performed Warumpi band and was a member of the Black Arm band that toured the country!! 

She is from the stunning remote community of Borroloola, located in the Gulf of Carpenteria has links through the Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gurdanji mob.

CAAMA’s Teghan Hughes sat down with Shellie at the Barunga Festival this year to talk about her incredible career, what the Barunga festival has meant to her and what advice she has for up and coming female musicians.

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Click below to hear the interview ------>

[Photo source: Facebook] 

By Teghan Hughes