Victor Steffensen

Co Founder | Firesticks | Australia

Victor Steffensen is an Indigenous writer, filmmaker, musician and traditional knowledge practitioner. He is a descendant of the Tagalaka clan from North Queensland. Much of Victor’s work is based on the arts and reviving practical traditional knowledge values, particularly Aboriginal fire management, with Aboriginal and non-indigenous communities. He is a co-founder of the Firesticks Alliance which involves a large community network across Australia. Victor holds an Honorary Doctor of Science through James Cook University.  He is the author of the book, Fire Country and the children’s book, “Looking After Country With Fire.” Through his artistic label Mulong, Victor has published music tracks and videos such as Great Land and Cool Burning.