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Camilla Chance has lived all over the world, and became a Baha’i in Switzerland at age 22. Her most recently published books, the multi-award winning best-seller Wisdom Man by Banjo Clarke as told to Camilla Chance: the compassionate life and beliefs of a remarkable Aboriginal Elder, and Melissa and Kasho, a work of fiction, can be read on Kindle or ordered through her websites www.camillachance.com and www.wisdommanbook.com. This article is adapted from Warrumyea: The Left-Handed Woman, her memoir soon to be published. Camilla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Melbourne University, and has been a high school teacher, a lyric writer for a performing group, The Kuban Cossacks, and an editor for Faber & Faber, publishers, in London. Camilla was the first non-Aboriginal to receive the Unsung Hero Award from Australian Aboriginal people for her work for them behind the scenes, and her work for Aboriginal people was also featured on Oprah’s Angel Network.