Jeanie Bell is a Murri person from South East Queensland, who identifies with the Yuggera tribe of the Brisbane Valley, and the Dulingbara clangroup from Fraser Island. Jeanie is a community linguist who has been working with the revival and maintenance of Aboriginal languages for the past fourteen years. She has also been involved in researching the Aboriginal history of South East Queensland. Her publications include journal articles and conference papers. Her first book, Talking About Celia…Community and Family Memories of Celia Smith, was published by UQP in 1997.