Daniel James is an award-winning Yorta Yorta writer, consultant, broadcaster and social justice advocate. He hosts and producers the Mission on 3RRR and is the winner of the 2018 Horne Prize for his essay Ten More Days. Daniel’s work explores notions of empathy, intergenerational trauma, hidden history and the political landscape that continues to shape the lives of Aboriginal people across the country.
Schooled at Cummergunga Mission, William Cooper went on to live a lifetime of activism, including protesting in the 1930s against Nazi Germany’s actions. Hear more about this extraordinary man from direct descendant of William Cooper, Leonie Drummond, museum curator, Kimberley Moulton and moderated by ABC journalist Daniel James.