Boori (Monty) Pryor is a storyteller, writer and performer. He was born in Townsville, North Queensland in 1950. His father is of the Birri-gubba people from the Bowen region and his mother, from Yarrabah near Cairns, is Kunggandji. A multi-talented performer and an articulate public speaker on Aboriginal issues, Boori has worked in numerous industries, including education, film, television, modeling, sport and music.
Boori is in great demand as a public speaker and storyteller, and travels extensively throughout Australia and overseas year round to perform for school students and professional adult groups.
In 2012, Boori was made an inaugural Australian Children's Laureate.
11:21 Read by Boori Monty Pryor