A proud Tasmanian Aboriginal man and a passionate Singer song writer, Uncle Dougie was born and raised on Cape Barron Island. All the Uncle’s and Aunties would gathering to sing and dance. It was a huge part of the Island culture. He worked as a farm hand on Flinders Island and moved to Launceston as a teenager. Honouring the fifty plus years of muttonbirding Uncle Dougie blended into the tussocks in Adventure bay in Bruny Island. © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Leave a Reply