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Korin Gamadji Institute partners with RunRona, to support health promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Korin Gamadji Institute partners with RunRona, to support health promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

The Richmond Football Club’s, Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) is the major partner of RunRona 2020, a virtual run/walk event.  RunRona will take place over the weekend of May 30-31, with a number of walk and run distance options available from 5km – 42km to suit […]

Boorimul a fantastic opportunity

Boorimul a fantastic opportunity

BY KATLIN MITCHELL At my home Club, Nangiloc, I have gotten used to playing on an oval that is filled mostly by Kangaroo droppings, dirt and a little bit of grass. But today, thanks to the Boorimul Program, I was able to play footy at […]

KGI gifts Indigenous creation to the Islamic Museum of Australia

KGI gifts Indigenous creation to the Islamic Museum of Australia

A depiction of Bunjil, the Wedgetail Eagle and ancestral creator of the Kulin Nation will sit fittingly on display at the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) in Thornbury as a show of protection to the local Islamic Community. The painting, which was recently put together […]

Vixens dress to showcase Indigenous culture

Vixens dress to showcase Indigenous culture

A visual representation of KGI participant Ky-ya Nicholson-Ward’s Indigenous ancestry will be on display when the Melbourne Vixens run out to play the Queensland Firebirds at the Queensland State Netball Centre on Sunday. Ky-ya, a 16-year-old Wurundjeri Dja Dja wurung woman from Melbourne was given […]

Richmond AFL, VFL and VFLW players embrace cultural dances

Richmond AFL, VFL and VFLW players embrace cultural dances

Richmond’s visual celebrations of culture were a clear highlight of Saturday’s Dreamtime Triple Header. In an AFL and VFL first, Richmond players, Sydney Stack and Derek Eggmolesse-Smith were involved directly in the pre-game War Cries prior to their respective matches. The entire VFLW playing 23 […]

Dreamtime marks first major support for Treaty from AFL Clubs

Dreamtime marks first major support for Treaty from AFL Clubs

For 15 years Dreamtime at the ‘G has served as a celebration of Indigenous culture. Richmond, this year used the powerful platform to support the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission’s initiatives to engage the Victorian Aboriginal community in opportunities to participate in the Treaty process. The […]

Powerful youth voices celebrated at Dreamtime

Powerful youth voices celebrated at Dreamtime

Growing up in remote Western Australia, Joseph Yugumbari has lived and breathed many of the issues that are still being faced by Aboriginal people.

Behind the scenes of 2019 Dreamtime at the ‘G War Cry with KGI

Behind the scenes of 2019 Dreamtime at the ‘G War Cry with KGI

Hear from KGI Program Officer, Matt Muir, who talked about the creation of the Tigers’ Dreamtime at the ‘G War Dance. The dance which is choreographed by KGI alumni is aiming to have increased player involvement this year.

Laguntas outlast Jim Stynes Academy

Laguntas outlast Jim Stynes Academy

The Laguntas and Jim Stynes Program’s showed their class with an entertaining and skillful clash at the Swinburne Centre last Friday. With players playing for a spot in the All Nations squad, the Indigenous All Stars Laguntas defeated the Multicultural Jim Stynes Academy by 17 […]

RICHMOND PARTNERS WITH VICTORIAN TREATY ADVANCEMENT COMMISSION

RICHMOND PARTNERS WITH VICTORIAN TREATY ADVANCEMENT COMMISSION

Richmond and the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) have strengthened their commitment to the Victorian Aboriginal community through a new partnership with the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission (VTAC). Using the powerful platform of its annual Dreamtime at the ‘G match, Richmond will support VTAC’s initiatives to […]

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