Pencil on watercolour paper
Jadzia is a Balardong and Whadjuk Noongar yorga (woman) from Boorloo. She is the granddaughter of well-respected Elder Ted Wilkes. She is an activist for Indigenous rights and has been heavily involved in this from a young age. She is currently studying a Diploma of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Advocacy. Dancing from a young age with her family’s cultural dance group, she shares her culture through performing. Since moving to Ieramugadu (Roebourne) with her two kids and partner she has been painting with Juluwarlu Art Group. She loves watching the Elders paint and hearing their stories of the old times and Country.