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B.A. Quakawoot B.A. Quakawoot i(10039925 works by) (a.k.a. Boyd Quakawoot)
Born: Established: 1971 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; South Sea Islander ; Scottish ; Aboriginal Yuwibara
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BiographyHistory

'Boyd Quakawoot was born in Brisbane in 1971, to an Aboriginal and Australian South Sea Islander father and Scottish mother. He grew up and lives in Mackay North Queensland and identifies with the Yawibara people of Mackay. The Song of Jessica Perkins is his first written work. He writes poetry and short stories and has also worked on the 2005 documentary ‘Stori Blong Yu Mi’ about Australian South Sea Islanders.'

Source: Queensland Literary Awards (http://www.qldliteraryawards.org.au/about/shortlists/david-unaipon-award-shortlist#quakawoot). (Sighted: 09/09/2016)

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