Gawa, Elcho Island

Kathy Guthadjaka is a senior elder from Gäwa, a small family community on Elcho Island in East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

Kathy has worked as an educator for the past 48 years and has always had a strong interest in research. She is currently employed as a part-time Senior Research Fellow at the Northern Institute at Charles Darwin University. Kathy is interested in collaborative qualitative research projects where she can share her Aboriginal knowledge and expertise. She is keen to cover multidisciplinary areas in her partnership projects.