A Cacophony of Mayhem
Ken Canning/Burraga Gutya is from the Kunja Clan of the Bidjara Peoples of south-west Queensland. His language name is Burraga Gutya. Poet and playwright, he started writing over 40 years ago from a prison cell in the old Boggo Road Jail in Brisbane, learning how to read and write from a fellow prisoner. He worked for many years in Aboriginal Education and was a founder and former Academic and Cultural advisor at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning.