Bush Tucker

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The image opposite is of Samantha Martin. Samantha grew up in the east Kimberley region near the Bungle Bungles in Western Australia but has lived in Queensland for 17 years. A descendant of the Kija and Jaru, she was born into a long line of traditional hunter-gatherers and learnt how to eat off the land and surrounding waters. Known as the ‘Bush Tukka Woman’, her four-part documentary My Bush Tukka Adventures with Samantha Martin, has been screened on SBS/NITV (National Indigenous TV station) for the past six years. She (and her book, Bush Tukka Guide, will be featured in an upcoming post. In the meantime, please take a moment to read this article in Hello Sunshine about Samantha and some bush tucker super foods.