Julie Dowling – Warrior Art Exhibition

Episode 3

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Boe Spearim

Boe Spearim is a Gamilaraay and Kooma man, and the creator and host of a podcast called ‘Frontier War Stories’. The podcast is dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian history that has been left out of the history books. Each episode he speaks with different First Nations and non-Indigenous people about research, books and oral histories that document the first 140 years of conflict and resistance after European invasion.

In the Third episode of Frontier War Stories Boe yarns with Julie Dowling an artist & activist who for about 18 years has been painting Aboriginal Warriors such as Wayler, Dundalli, Yagan, Pemulwuy, Musquito, Windradine and many more.

Julie Dowling was born in Subiaco and is Warida kinship, Badimaya First Nation from Western Australia. Julie Dowling identifies culturally & politically as a Badimaya First Nation woman not as an ‘Australian’ Aboriginal and is a Fine Artist.

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