Strong Voices 13-04-2018

13th Apr 2018

On today's Strong Voices:  

* We hear from Waanyi woman and highly acclaimed author Alexis Wright has added another accolade by winning the annual Stella Prize, and award highlighting female authors in the country. She won the prize for her biography of Aboriginal leader and entrepreneur Tracker Tilmouth. 

* Tungurong man Paul Stewart talks to us. He works within Indigenous Engagement in Cricket Australia. They’ve recently announced an Aboriginal Male & Female team who will travel to the UK to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the first Aboriginal sporting team to head overseas and play cricket in 1868.

* And Jeremy Marou from Busby Marou has a yarn with us about the band's recent APRA Award win in the Blues & Roots category.