cardiShort 18 – John Patten

John Patten is a Bundjalung-Yorta Yorta man on his father’s side, and a descendant of First Fleet convicts, Irish rebels and the Saami people of Lapland via his mother. John is Manager of Diversity and Belonging at Museums Victoria.

In this cardiShort, John walks through the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation where he lives in Sunbury, talking about the local native trees and their cultural significance. The theme for NAIDOC Week this year is Heal Country.