From an episode of Banksia∙Presented by Vanessa Morris
Banksia: Sasha Kutabah Sarago on book Gigorou: It's time to reclaim beauty. First Nations wisdom and womanhood
Wadjanbarra, Yidinji, Jirrbal and African-American woman Sasha Kutabah Sarago joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to discuss their new reflective book Gigorou: It's time to reclaim beauty. First Nations wisdom and womanhood.
Sasha spoke about her experience writing the book that captures experiences and moments growing up that sparked a strong determination for her career as a speaker and writer, and working in the fashion industry as a model.
Vanessa and Sasha also discussed TEDx talk The (de)colonising of beauty which highlights her experience of being told ‘You’re too pretty to be Aboriginal’ from a young age and the response it has recieve - including over 1.6 million views online.
Find out more about Gigorou: It's time to reclaim beauty. First Nations wisdom and womanhood here
Listen to the interview below