Nunami is proud palawa and warlpiri woman born and raised in nipaluna/Hobart. Nunami has been an active and involved member of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community her entire life.
Nunami was selected to represent the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community on a delegation across Europe in 2013 to bring back Tasmanian Aboriginal ancestral remains stolen in the 1800s. Being the youngest palawa to ever repatriate remains she was then selected as Young Tasmanian Aborigine of the year in 2015.
Nunami was lucky to attend the National Indigenous Fire workshop held in Cape York in 2015 and was also chosen by her community to be a part of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Delegation to attend the National Constitutional Convention that produced the Uluru Statement from the Heart in 2017.
More recently Nunami graduated with a BA in History and Legal Studies from the University of Tasmania in 2019.
Nunami’s professional experience is entirely Aboriginal community-centred and focuses on public education and cultural awareness having previously worked at TMAG and the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre. More recently Nunami has worked in community development and support in her roles at the City of Hobart and the University of Tasmania.
Nunami attended Performing Lines Tasmania’s Tarraleah Artist Residency in 2020 and 2021 and as a recipient of Arts Tasmania’s Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentorship grant, Nunami is currently being mentored by Annette Downs, Senior Producer for Performing Lines Tasmania.