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Light The Darkness

Light The Darkness

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RunRona wraps on National Reconciliation Week

RunRona wraps on National Reconciliation Week

Participants around the country took part in RunRona in May, a virtual run/walk event supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Taking place on May 30 – 31, and coinciding with National Reconciliation Week, RunRona had 4000 people pledge their support to the initiative, with […]

Shai Bolton and family design Richmond’s 10th Dreamtime jumper

Shai Bolton and family design Richmond’s 10th Dreamtime jumper

As Richmond celebrates 10 years of Dreamtime guernseys, the Club also reveals that live-wire small forward, and 2019 premiership player, Shai Bolton, is this year’s artist for the Tigers’ Indigenous jumper. Bolton, 21, a proud Noongar man from Western Australia, collaborated with his mother, Kylie […]

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 youth shaping the future

KGI youth shaping the future

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 […]

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 […]

Eggmolesse-Smith a role model for Academy cubs

Eggmolesse-Smith a role model for Academy cubs

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 […]

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 […]

Boorimul show spirit in clash with Victoria’s elite

Boorimul show spirit in clash with Victoria’s elite

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 […]

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