A commemoration of the life of Deborah Bird Rose was held on Saturday March 25th on the banks of the Georges River in Sydney.
Deb was an anthropologist, a philosopher, a storyteller, and a passionate advocate for social and environmental justice.
She made major contributions in a range of fields, from the environmental humanities, and the anthropology of Indigenous Australia, to extinction studies, animal and multispecies studies, and philosophies of ethics, justice, religion, temporality, and place.
Her award winning books include: Dingo Makes Us Human (1992), Reports from a Wild Country (2004), and Wild Dog Dreaming (2011). She completed the manuscript of Shimmer just before she died on December 22nd 2018.