Indigenous Australian people

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Indigenous Australian actors 87 views

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  10. Indigenous Australian musicians

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  13. Members of the Stolen Generations 6 views

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  14. Indigenous Tasmanian people

    Indigenous Tasmanian people

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  15. Indigenous Australians from Western Australia 5 views

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  1. Samantha Harris
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    Samantha Harris

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    Samantha Harris (born 20 July 1990) is an Australian fashion model.


  2. Everlyn Sampi
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    Everlyn Sampi

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    Everlyn Lee Marie Sampi (born 6 October 1988, Derby, Western Australia) is an Australian actress. She is of Bardi Australian Aboriginal and Scottish descent. She starred in the 2002 film Rabbit-Proof Fence, and won the 4th Annual Lexus Inside Film Awards for Best Actress on 6 November 2002.


  3. Elaine George
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    Elaine George

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    Elaine George (born c. 1976) is an Australian fashion model of Aboriginal descent. She was the first Aboriginal model to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine (Australian edition, September 1993).


  4. Ernie Dingo
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    Ernie Dingo

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    Ernie Dingo AM (born 31 July 1956) is an Indigenous Australian actor and television presenter originating from the Yamatji people of the Murchison region of Western Australia.


  5. Evonne Goolagong
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    Evonne Goolagong

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    Evonne Goolagong Cawley AO MBE (born 31 July 1951) is an Australian former World No. 1 female tennis player. She was one of the world's leading players in the 1970s and early 1980s, when she won 14 Grand Slam titles: seven in singles (four Australian Open, two Wimbledon and one French Open), six in women's doubles, and one in mixed doubles.


  6. Alexis Wright
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    Alexis Wright

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    Alexis Wright (born 25 November 1950) is an Indigenous Australian writer best known for winning the Miles Franklin Award for her 2006 novel Carpentaria.


  7. Ashley Cheadle
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    Ashley Cheadle

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    Ashley Cheadle (born 7 December 1987) is an Australian Actress, Surfer, Model, who rose to prominence in the early 2000s through her professional surfing and modeling activities. Cheadle's pop-culture popularity led her to guest spots on Australian television and in film, including roles in Home and Away, Rescue special ops, Winner of tropfest film for best cinema photography No dice Hollywood starring Ashley, and of course on ABC television's Blue Water High and in the 2008 film Fool's Gold.


  8. Casey Donovan (singer)
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    Casey Donovan (singer)

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    Casey Donovan (born 13 May 1988) is an Australian singer, theatre actress and author, best known for winning the second season of the singing competition show Australian Idol. She won the competition at age 16, becoming the series' youngest winner.


  9. William Barton
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    William Barton

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    William Barton (January 1777 at Finsbury, Middlesex – 7 January 1825 at Westminster) was an English cricketer who played mainly for Middlesex.


  10. David Unaipon
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    David Unaipon

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    David Unaipon (born David Ngunaitponi) (28 September 1872 – 7 February 1967) was a well-known Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and writer. Unaipon's contribution to Australian society helped to break many Indigenous Australian stereotypes, and he is featured on the Australian $50 note in commemoration.


  11. Belinda Dann
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    Belinda Dann

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    Belinda Dann (4 July 1900 – 9 October 2007) was an Indigenous Australian born as Quinlyn Warrakoo to an Irish cattle station manager and a Nykina mother.


  12. Mannalargenna
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    Mannalargenna

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    Mannalargenna (ca. 1770–1835), a Tasmanian Aborigine, was the chief of the Ben Lomond tribe (Plangermaireener). His wife was Tanleboneyer and he had five known children, a son, Neerhepeererminer and daughters Woretermoeteyenner, Wottecowidyer, Wobbelty and Teekoolterme.


  13. George Burarrwanga
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    George Burarrwanga

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    George Burarrwanga (/bɑːrəˈwɔːŋɡə/, 1957 – 10 June 2007), known in life as George Rrurrambu and George Djilangya was a Yolngu man from Elcho Island in Arnhem Land. He was an icon of Aboriginal rock music, and was best-known as the charismatic frontman of the Warumpi Band.


  14. Pemulwuy
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    Pemulwuy

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    Pemulwuy (aka Pimbloy, Pemulvoy, Pemulwoy, Pemulwye) (c1750 - 2 June 1802) was an Aboriginal Australian man born around 1750 in the area of Botany Bay in New South Wales. He is noted for his resistance to the European settlement of Australia which began with the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. He is believed to have been a member of the Bidjigal (Bediagal) clan of the Eora people.


  15. Vincent Lingiari
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    Vincent Lingiari

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    Vincent Lingiari AM (1908 – 21 January 1988), was an Aboriginal rights activist. Lingiari was a member of the Gurindji people. In his earlier life he worked as a stockman at Wave Hill Cattle Station. He also played the didgeridoo. Vincent was elected and became the leader of the Gurindji communities in August 1966. On 7 June 1976, Lingiari was named a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to the Aboriginal people. The story of Vincent Lingiari was celebrated in the song "From Little Things Big Things Grow".


  16. Timana Tahu
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    Timana Tahu

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    Timana James Aporo Tahu (born 16 October 1980 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian retired professional rugby league and rugby union footballer. A dual-code international representative three-quarter back for Australia's Kangaroos and then Wallabies, he could also play second-row and played for New South Wales in State of Origin. Tahu started his career in the National Rugby League for the Newcastle Knights, with whom he won the 2001 NRL Premiership before moving to the Parramatta Eels. He then played for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition. Tahu returned to the NRL with the Eels and then the Penrith Panthers before finishing his playing career where it started with the Newcastle Knights.


  17. Charlie Mungulda
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    Charlie Mungulda

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    Charlie Mungulda of Northern Territory, Australia, is the last native speaker of the Amurdag language.


  18. Billy Doolan
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    Billy Doolan

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    Frederick William "Billy" Doolan Jnr (also known as Billy Doo, 1952-) is an Australian Indigenous artist who lives in Townsville, Queensland but does most of his current artwork in Melbourne, Victoria.


  19. Les Bursill
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    Les Bursill

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    Leslie William (Les) Bursill (OAM) is a Dharawal (Aboriginal Australian) historian, archaeologist, anthropologist, and publisher, born in Hurstville, New South Wales, on 4 February 1945. His father Wallace Richard Bursill was serving in the 7th Div AIF in New Guinea at the time of Bursill's birth. Although Bursill is strongly identified with the Dharawal of southern Sydney (in 2009, he became chair of the Sutherland Shire Aboriginal Advisory Committee), his maternal Dharawal forebears hailed from the area between Kangaroo Valley and the coast near Nowra. Les Bursill was made a Justice of the Peace at Sutherland Court House in 1976. In 1995 he was appointed Lecturer in Mental Health and Counselling at the University of Sydney. He was awarded the Australia Centenary Medal in 2001. In 2007 he was awarded the NSW Police Commanders Award for excellence in teaching. In 2008 he was appointed Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga. In 2009 he was awarded a Premiers Heritage Volunteer Award and also received a Certificate of Excellence for Teaching from the Australian College of Educators. He also received the Order of Australia Medal in that same year.


  20. Trugernanner
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    Trugernanner

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    Truganini (c. 1812 – 8 May 1876) was the last full blood Aboriginal Tasmanian (Palawa).


  21. James Unaipon
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    James Unaipon

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    James Unaipon (born James Ngunaitponi) (c. 1835 - 1907) was an Australian Indigenous preacher of the Warrawaldie (also spelt Waruwaldi) Lakalinyeri of the Ngarrindjeri.


  22. Jamal Idris
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    Jamal Idris

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    Jamal Dasuki Idris (born 6 July 1990) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer. An Australia national and New South Wales State of Origin representative centre, he previously played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Gold Coast Titans and Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League. He has also represented the Indigenous All Stars.


  23. Munangabum
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    Munangabum

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    Munangabum (? - 1846) was an influential clan head of the Liarga balug and Spiritual Leader or neyerneyemeet of the Dja Dja Wurrung people in central Victoria, Australia.


  24. Mokare
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    Mokare

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    Mokare (c. 1800 - 26 June 1831) was a Noongar man, an Aboriginal man from the south-west corner of Australia who was pivotal in aiding European exploration of the area. Mokare had two known brothers: Mollian (d. 1829), who may have been known as Yallapoli, and Nakina, who with Mokare, was a frequent visitor to the Albany settlement, staying with the government resident, Dr Alexander Collie. He also was recorded as having a married sister.


  25. Robbie Williams (Indigenous Australian)
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    Robbie Williams (Indigenous Australian)

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    Robbie Williams (died 20 December 2007) was the first Indigenous Australian councillor to sit on the Brisbane City Council. He had held the role only since October 2007, but had been tipped to win a seat in the council elections in March 2008. Previously Williams had served three terms as a regional councillor with ATSIC and was later the ATSIC commissioner for Brisbane and southeast Queensland. He was widely known for his community work, and was the founder and chair of First Contact Aboriginal Corporation for Youth, an organisation dedicated to improving the lives of indigenous youth, in 1992.


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