Shellie Morris

Shellie Morris

#Proud Yanyuwa and Wardaman woman Dr Shellie Morris is a multi-award-winning singer/songwriter creating and singing in 17 Australian Aboriginal languages.

While she has been in the spotlight over the years for involvement in various national and international projects, by and large, she works on the ground empowering and gently effecting change.

She is the 2014 NT Australian of the Year, the 2014 NAIDOC National Artist of the Year, a multi Deadly Award winner and a driving force of the acclaimed album Ngambala Wiji li-Wunungu and the internationally award-winning musical documentary Prison Songs.

In April 2021, she was awarded an Honorary Award of Doctor of Music from Sydney University for her unique and ongoing work with Indigenous communities to build resilience and self-esteem through song writing and musical collaborations.

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