Jessie Lloyd’s Aunties Recording Project is an initiative to support and promote the musical knowledge and talent of mature-aged and senior Indigenous women. Acknowledging and preserving their songs and the songs of their communities. This pilot project’s first collaborators are;
Elverina Johnson – Yarrabah
Margaret Nayama Gabey – Thursday Island
Rochelle Pitt – Brisbane
The outcome of this project is to record 3 x songs per Aunties to use for future opportunities and collaborations. This project has been funded by The Office for the Arts – Contemporary Indigenous Music program.