• Kankawa Nagarra Olive Knight

    Kankawa Nagarra (Olive Knight) is a Walmatjarri Elder, international blues and gospel singer-songwriter, teacher and mentor, human rights advocate, and political activist. 

    She helped develop the Walmatjarri dictionary in the 1960s, has supported research on understanding, preventing and treating FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) in the Indigenous community, and continues to raise awareness about alcohol abuse. 

    This year, Olive released her third album 'Heroes and Laments' and returned to the stage for her fourth concert tour with Hugh Jackman in 'Broadway to Oz'.