‘The absolute strength and pride of who I am today comes from these strong and resilient arweet murni-gurrk (old wise women).’
Caroline Martin is a direct descendant of the Briggs family and Custodian of Boonwurrung Country. She has worked in management and senior policy across arts, culture and tourism. A former Manager of Bunjilaka Culture Centre at Melbourne Museum, Caroline is currently the Creative Director of YIRRAMBOI First Nations Festival and is the founder of Yalukit Marnang, a cultural strengthening and development consultancy business. She is currently working on Bagurrk, a production that gives voice to the strength and resilience of Boonwurrung Matriarchal Ancestor Louisa Briggs.