Sandie Suchet-Pearson

Sandie Suchet Pearson
Featuring in:

Weaving stories, weaving lives

  • Sunday 8th June
  • Time: 2.50 – 3.50 pm
  • Venue: Memorial Hall
and

Country Speaks

  • Monday 9th June
  • Time: 2 – 5 pm
  • Venue: North Farm



Sandie is senior lecturer in Human Geography at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her research and teaching experiences over the last 20 years have been in the area of Indigenous rights and environmental management. She’s worked on Cape York Peninsula on community development in the context of a major mining operation, examined the strategies used by Indigenous peoples and local communities to assert their rights in wildlife management in Canada and southern Africa, and her current work focuses on Indigenous self-determination in the context of cultural tourism in North East Arnhem Land, northern Australia.