Theresa Sainty

Theresa Sainty is a Pakana woman, from Lutruwita (Tasmania), and is part of a very large, well-known Tasmanian Aboriginal family. Theresa has worked extensively with Aboriginal Education Services, DoE where she co-developed and provided Aboriginal Cultural Awareness training, and produced curriculum resources focusing on Pakana culture; translated script and coached actors in the film The Nightingale, collaborated on various films and projects and has been an Aboriginal Linguistic Consultant with the palawa kani Language Program of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre since 1997. Theresa recently began a Senior Indigenous Research Scholarship at UTAS.