6 August 2014
YOUNG ABORIGINAL
LEADERS and
ROLE MODELS
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Supporting
the next
generation
to achieve
their
goals.
Paul Vandenbergh
Aboriginal Programs Manager,
Power Community Ltd
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Torita Issac
2012 Paralympics – athletics.
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Eddie Betts (Australian rules)
Playing for the Adelaide Crows.
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Rebecca Richards
First Aboriginal Rhodes Scholar.
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Tjimarri Sanderson-Milera (Athlete)
2014 Ch 9 Aboriginal Young Achiever Award (SA).
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Rohanee Cox (basketball)
Australian Opals.
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‘Know who
you are and
be proud of
your culture.’
Brendan Ah Chee (Australian rules)
Playing for Port Power
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Lowanna Gibson
First Aboriginal woman to represent
Australia in figure skating.
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Patrick Sammy ‘Patty’ Mills
Plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the
National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Deborah Mailman
Actress.
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Travis Dodd
First Aboriginal soccer player to
score a goal for Australia.
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‘Always be
positive…it
doesn’t matter
what people
say. Be your
own
stereotype…’
Ashleigh Barty
Tennis player.
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Kiel Williams-Weigel
University lecturer (age 24) and champion of
Aboriginal culture & education.
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Genevieve Grieves
Filmmaker & media artist; worked on
SBS series First Australians.
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‘Have a
DREAM;
don’t let
anything
get in the
way of it.’
Chad Wingard (Australian rules)
Playing for Port Power.
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Kyah Simon (Socceroo)
Led Matildas to knockout stage of
2011 FIFA World Cup.
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Sean Lemmens
Pick 27 at the AFL National Draft
(Gold Coast Suns).
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‘If I can give
kids a little bit
of inspiration
that they can
achieve their
dreams, that’s
awesome.’
Jessica Mauboy
Singer and actress.
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Johnathan Thurston
Professional Rugby League.
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Narelle Henry
Women's basketball champion.
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Zaachariah Fielding & Kristal West
‘ZK’ - R’n’B Soul duo.
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‘I think it’s
great that
Aboriginal
girls can look
up to me and
they can set
goals for
themselves…’
Samantha Harris
Model.
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Patrick Johnson
Current Oceanian & Australian record holder
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in 100 metres.
Vanessa Stokes (softball)
Australian Women’s Aussie Spirit player.
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Jesse Williams
American football at the highest level.
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‘Dream it,
believe it and
you will be it!’
Amanda Fowler
Paralympic swimmer.
27
Jack Buckskin
Traditional owner.
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Tania Major
2007 Young Australian of the Year;
Youngest person elected to ATSIC.
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Kevin Kropinyeri
Comedian.
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‘I would like to
think that my art
reflects a
unified Australia
that is moving
forward.’
Chern’ee Sutton (Artist)
2014 NAIDOC Youth of the Year.
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Micheal O’Loglin (Micky O)
Former Sydney Swans player & former coach
Flying Boomerangs & Indigenous All Stars. 32
Frances Rings
Dancer, choreographer and
television presenter.
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‘…work on
projects
that
hopefully
inspire, do
good.’
Benson Saulo
Director, National Indigenous Youth
Leadership Academy.
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Donisha Duff
First Aboriginal person to graduate with a
Masters of Business Administration from ANU.
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‘It's really
important,
our story.’
Tapaya Edwards
Dancer, young Anangu leader.
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Dr Marlene Clarke & Dr Marilyn Kong (twins)
First Aboriginal women to receive medical
degrees at Sydney University.
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Dr Kelvin Kong
First Aboriginal Surgeon;
baby brother of twins Marlene & Marilyn.
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YOUNG LEADERS
ABORIGINAL POWER CUP 2014
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