Collected in partnership with Perth Festival and The Empathy Museum, A Mile in My Shoes is an extraordinary collection of stories that give us a glimpse into the lives of Western Australians from all walks of life.

Gina Williams has always felt an urge to assert her Aboriginality and has used her music as both a healing process and a vehicle to tell her story. “All I ever wanted was to belong to a family. I’m firmly committed to rewriting the script. This language is not just an Australian history, it’s an Indigenous history; but there’s enough space for everybody. Developing connections to land and each other is powerful.”

Copyright © 2015 Gina Williams

This story was collected by the Centre for Stories for the Empathy Museum’s A Mile in my Shoes installation as part of Perth Festival 2015. For reproduction and distribution of this story/image please contact the Centre for Stories.



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