Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Sep 7 2015
377A1167The East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards were held  under the stars in Kununurra on Saturday, 5 September. More than 340 people attended to witness some amazing local people and organisations receive recognition for their efforts to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people through their commitment, passion and leadership. (Photos courtesy of B Visual Media.) The winners were: JUNIOR OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT – MARTINA KARADADA Martina is an inspiration for others in her home community of Kalumburu. Always striving for excellence, Martina has achieved outstanding sporting and academic success. In 2013 she was selected to compete in the Indigenous Basketball Team at the International Friendship Games in China and was awarded Champion Girl for Year 7 at the Clontarf Athletics Carnival. Her academic results also reflect her positive attitude and determination to achieve. Martina has a very bright future ahead of her. JUNIOR PERSON OF THE YEAR – BERNARD (McPHEE) STRETCH After […]   Read More.