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Aidan Laza

Aidan Laza was one of the Elders of the Wakaid tribe on Badu Island in the Torres Strait. He told traditional stories of the islands’ forefathers to younger generations, guiding their hearts and minds towards an understanding of their own culture. These stories helped to foster pride and maintain the traditional chains binding all Torres Strait Islanders as one.

Kuiyku Mabaigal Waii and Sobai is a traditional story from Badu Island in the Torres Strait, told by Elder Aidan Laza and translated by Alick Tipoti. This book is no longer in print.