Yindyamarra: Dr Virginia Marshall in conversation with Tishiko King

Episode 03.2022: In Conversation with Tishiko King of the Kulkalaig People

Tishiko King (she/her) is a proud Kulkalaig woman from the Island of Masig, Kulkalgal Nation of Zenadth Kes. She is the Campaigns Director at Seed Mob, an organiser for the Our Islands Our Home campaign and an all-round legend who is passionate about sharing culture, amplifying social inequality, and advocating for the rights of First Nations people.

Tishiko King is originally from Yorke Island in the Torres Strait Islands of Australia. She is involved in philanthropy & engagement at Groundswell Giving and is formerly the campaign director at Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network and took part in the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, where she also represented the Torres Strait island organisation, Our Islands Our Home.

Dr Virginia Marshall is a Wiradjuri Nyemba woman, practicing lawyer and legal scholar. She is the Inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow with the Australian National University's School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) and the Fenner School of Environment and Society.

In this position, Virginia is focused on leading law reform for Indigenous peoples in Australia, by critically anaylsing international Indigenous water use, to develop Indigenous cuturally appropriate mechanisms for national water frameworks and ethical water use within domestic water regimes.

Virginia is in demand as a Keynote Speaker on Indigenous water law and governance, Indigenous traditional knowledge systems and the intersectionality of western intellectual property regimes and the Indigenous commercialisation of native foods and medicines.

Virginia is a Research Associate with the Australian Studies Institute, as well as member of the Institute's Advisory Board.

Produced on Ngunnawal Ngambri Country by Dr Virginia Marshall and the ANU Media Studio, in partnership with the Australian Studies Institute at the Australian National University in Canberra.

For more episodes see Yindyamarra: In conversation with Dr Virginia Marshall

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