Jaquanna Elliott i(5 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 Dubbo, Dubbo area, Wellington - Dubbo - Narromine area, Central West NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal
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Jaquanna Elliot did not know of her Indigenous heritage until she was an adult. Her natural mother told her she belonged to the Dunghutti 'river people' in Kempsey, New South Wales. In 2004 Elliot's work featured in Black Ink's first publication, Crow Feathers (q.v.). She has also worked as a tutor in schools, as a part of Black Ink's 'Pass-It-On' Storybook Writing Program, and similar projects run by Black Ink (q.v.).

Awards for Works

My Mob, Going to the Beach 2004 single work picture book children's

'This is a nostalgic look at life in the 1950s as an Aboriginal family travel by foot to the beach.' (Books from My Backyard: Must-Read Books from Queensland, 21)

2002 Winner Black Ink Indigenous Writing and Illustrating Award
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