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Mililma May


Danggalaba Kulumbirigin Tiwi

Mililma May is a staunch Danggalaba Kulumbirigin Tiwi woman living, working and studying on Kulumbirigin Country (Darwin). 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 Country, Ms May has provided legal education across Top End communities and has specially delivered classes to children in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.

In addition, Mililma is a co-founder of Uprising of the People, a Darwin-based grassroots organisation that leads protests, 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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