Yatu Widders-Hunt Is Shining A Light On Indigenous Fashion

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29 Feb 2020 · 38 minutes

Yatu Widders-Hunt Is Shining A Light On Indigenous Fashion
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Yatu Widders-Hunt has always been a storyteller. A descendant of the Anaiwan & Dunghutti tribes, she was a freelance journalist before becoming a communications consultant, specialising in Indigenous policy and research.

But Yatu also loves fashion. In 2017, she set up her own Instagram page, Australian Indigenous Fashion, which has over 27 thousand followers and is dedicated to showcasing  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fashion designers.

Yatu has emerged as the go, ‘ear to the ground’ for what’s happening in the Indigenous fashion space, acting as an advisor to non-Indigenous brands wanting to collaborate with Aboriginal designers and artists and building more diverse fashion events, including one at this year's Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

CREDITS: 

Host: Marlee Silva

Guest: Yatu Widders-Hunt

Producers: Hannah Bowman & Leah Porges

The Tiddas 4 Tiddas artwork is made possible by Call Time on Melanoma and artist Keely Silva.

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