Kaiya Aboagye

Kaiya is Erub Islander of Zenadth Kes (colonially known Torres Strait Islands), ni-Vanuatu, Kuku Yalanji heritage and Akan descendant from Ghana. Kaiya writes about the intersectional experiences of Bla(c)k, Indigenous and Oceanic people. She lectures Indigenous Social Science at University Western Sydney and is a PhD candidate in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. Kaiya's PhD explores Indigenous cosmologies, knowledge systems and Bla(c)k relations between First Nations and African Diasporic peoples in Australia and the Black Pacific.