A strong passion to drive change led KGI participants and alumnus Joseph Yugumbari (18 years old), Tiara Willis (16), Abigail Rawlins-Valentine (17), Scout Payne (16) and Kayra Meric (17) to youth parliament this month. The group who come from three different states across the nation […]
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 […]
Already the pin-up boy for young Indigenous footballers in the Sunraysia region, Richmond rookie Derek Eggmolesse-Smith now embodies what can be achieved through the Club’s Next Generation Academy. The 21-year-old became the first NGA Tiger to play AFL football when he debuted against Gold Coast […]
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 […]
Participants of the 2019 Boorimul program were provided the unique opportunity to come together as young Indigenous women on the weekend. The football program, delivered in partnership with AFL Victoria is a three-camp installment for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female footballers. As well […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.