Three gen­er­a­tions cel­e­brate Naidoc Week

Guardian Express - - FRONT PAGE - Lau­ren Pi­lat

CAP­TUR­ING strik­ing images of three gen­er­a­tions of em­pow­ered Abo­rig­i­nal fe­males is the ba­sis of Dianella pho­tog­ra­pher Sasha Mor­ti­more’s lat­est project to cel­e­brate Naidoc Week from July 815.

In­spired by this year’s theme, ‘Be­cause of her we can’, she cap­tured Eve­lyn Mitchell, daugh­ter Anne Mitchell and grand­daugh­ter Dana Wood­ley to rep­re­sent their ma­tri­ar­chal her­itage.

For­mer Mercy Col­lege (Koon­doola) school­mates, Mrs Mor­ti­more and Anne worked to­gether to bring the project to life with Ms Mitchell and her only daugh­ter Dana (10) fly­ing to Perth from Kar­ratha for the oc­ca­sion.

Pic­ture: Sasha Mor­ti­more

Three gen­er­a­tions: Dana Wood­ley, her mother Anne Mitchell and grand­mother Eve­lyn Mitchell.

Pic­ture: David Baylis www.com­mu­ni­typix.com.au d483975

Sasha Mor­ti­more.

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