Jasmine Seymour

Jasmine Seymour is a Dharug woman belonging to the Burubiranggal people, descended from Maria Lock and Yarrimundi, and the mother to two boys. Jasmine is the author/illustrator of Baby Business, winner of the CBCA Best New Illustrator Award in 2020 and is also the author of the 2020 Prime Minister’s Literary Award-winning children’s title, Cooee Mittigar, illustrated by Leanne Mulgo Watson. Jasmine has a master’s degree in Indigenous languages education and is a Dharug language teacher and language activist. She is also a researcher, collaborating with Grace Karskens on the Real Secret River project and is a co-curator for the Dyarubin exhibition at the State Library of NSW. Jasmine is the secretary of the Da Murrytoola Aboriginal Education Consultancy Group (AECG) and is a full-time primary school teacher in Western Sydney.