Kera (Kai Tahu) is a young wahine who lives with Fibromyalgia. She started the organisation Fibromyalgia Aotearoa NZ to help others living with the condition.
The full time artist is a bark cloth maker and currently living in Turanga (Gisborne). Her Aute pieces are adorned with celestial patterns, combining ancestral knowledge of Kapa and star navigation.
In this episode Aqui shares the reality of being an indigenous Indian woman, of growing up in a militarised neighbourhood, the rules around when and how people can gather, and the truths of the tea plantations in her home area of Darjeeling.