Traci Kwaai

Traci Kwaai is a 6th generation fisher child from Kalk Bay and an activist. She leads the impactful and powerful “walk of remembrance “ which cover a the rich history of her community of Kalk bay and the marginalisation of the the fishers combined with story telling. Traci fell in love with the ocean at the age of 45 when she started free diving. Under laws of apartheid she was not allowed access ocean spaces even though she lived across the road from the blue dam. She has recently started The Fisher Child Project. Giving children in her community access to the ocean and ocean education through snorkelling and diving. How do we teach custodianship to our children when then don’t have access to oceans spaces. Story telling is justice work.