Mililma May

Mililma May is a staunch Larrakia Tiwi woman living, working and studying on Gulumoerrgin. Before living and working on her country, Mililma lived on Gadigal country where she worked as a cadet at Gilbert + Tobin (G+T). Ms May then became the first cadet to work on country with an agreement between G+T and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency. Whilst working on county, Mililma has provided legal education across Top End communities and has specially delivered classes to children in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. As a Community Legal Educator, Mililma has also directed short films that teach people legal education and has directed a powerful short film to ask the people to pressure the Government to Raise the Age. In addition, Mililma is CEO of Uprising of the People, a Darwin based-grassroots organisation that empowers the community and stands up against injustices in the Northern Territory. Ms May is an activist, artist, writer and a trailblazer for First Nations lawyers and young people.
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Rest as Resistance

Mililma May, Larrakia/Tiwi woman and co-founder of Uprising of the People writes about rest as resistance during a global pandemic and rise of white supremacists anti-vax groups.

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