Butterfly Song

Terri Janke's semi-autobiographical debut novel Butterfly Song tells the story of Indigenous law graduate Tarena Shaw and the love story of her grandparents, Kit and Francesca, following Tarena through the defining periods of her life and her journey to reclaim her grandparent's pearl butterfly.

In the novel, Terri Janke depicts the significant events in her life and their effects on her personal development through a fictionalised lens.

The book was published in 2005 by Penguin Books after over 5 years of writing.

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All professional photography is by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in the firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles and careers page. See Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. See Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit her website to see more.

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