FIRE COUNTRY is a landmark series hosted by world cultural fire expert, Victor Steffensen as he shares Indigenous fire knowledges and wisdom across Australia and beyond to address urgent global challenges in the face of destructive wildfires.
JASON DE SANTOLO is Garrwa and Barunggam and is Professor of First Nations Land Justice in Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research and Assoc. Dean (Indigenous Research) in PVC Indigenous Office at UTS. He has worked in higher education for over two decades, combining legal training with creative methodologies to further Indigenous rights and environmental justice. Jason was previously Director of Indigenous Research in UTS School of Business and Assoc. Professor in the UTS School of Design and Director of Indigenous Excellence in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. He co-edited ‘Decolonizing Research: Indigenous storywork as methodology’ (2019) with Jo-Ann Archibald and Jenny Lee-Morgan (Zed Books). His latest documentary Warburdar Bununu / Water Shield explores water contamination in his homelands and Borroloola (NT).