“I think my role as a storyteller is to drag the true history of Australia into the light. Somebody has to do it!”

Clare G Coleman. Photo credit: Paul Wiles

“You hear the same stupid things said about colonisation like it’s in the past or it’s a long time ago. it’s over and why don’t you just get over it and move on. Things like that you hear from non-Indigenous people all the time. In a way, I was sick of having the same conversations again and again.”

Listen to Claire G Coleman speak to CAAMA’s Paul Wiles: