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Alick Tipoti

Alick Tipoti moved from Badu Island, where he grew up, to Horn Island in the Torres Strait, catching a boat every morning to Thursday Island High School. After finishing high school, he participated in a TAFE survival skills course where he showed his people's traditional stories and lifestyle through artwork. In 1997, he won NAIDOC Scholar of the Year Award and, a year later, completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts at Canberra's Australian National University.

Alick is the illustrator of Kuiyku Mabaigal Waii and Sobai. This book is no longer in print.