Alton Walley is a Noongar man of the south-west. Alton is studying Arts majoring in Tourism and Australian Indigenous Studies at Murdoch University, andis an Indigenous cadet with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority. Under the guidance of his elders, Alton has developed a self-guided cultural pathway at Kings Park called Boodja Gnarning that looks at the uses of native plants for medicinal and food purposes. Alton regularly participates in cultural performances and workshops, and delivers cultural inductions and education programs. His first children’s book is Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot.