Emma Burchill

Emma Burchill’s traditional family name is Jurramuli which means “Big Storm”. Emma lives in Mossman in the Far North of Queensland, Australia.
Emma works at the Mossman Gorge, an Aboriginal community five minutes’ drive from the Mossman township, and 15 minutes’ drive from Port Douglas.
Emma is a Kuku Yalanji woman and a direct descendant on her mother’s side of Bijin of Burungu and Paddy Missionary of Mossman Gorge. Emma’s father a Kubi Kubi/Kurang man whose traditional lands stem from the Sunshine Coast to Gladstone on the east coast of Australia.
Emma’s artwork reflects the traditions, customs, stories and cultural significance of her traditional lands on her mother’s side. Emma is a respected member of her community.
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