I lent forward and sang her a song. ‘How could anyone ever tell you, you are anything less than beautiful?’ While sitting with her, as the words settled into her soul, another woman said to the circle: you are re-creating song lines" from Trauma Trails, The Transgenerational Effects of Trauma in Indigenous Australia by Judy Atkinson
Judy Atkinson is of Jiman and Bundjalung descent as well as having Celtic-German heritage. She has worked within areas of Aboriginal community
health and welfare for many years.
Please check out the interview (three sections) with Judy Atkinson which appeared on the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association website.