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NAIDOC Award for well respected Elder

Monday, 19 June 2017

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Well respected Nyoongar Elder Dr Noel Nannup was named Male Elder of the Year at the NAIDOC Perth Awards on Friday 16 June 2017.

Announced at a Gala event at the Crown Casino, the awards honour the outstanding achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, organisations and businesses in Perth.

The renowned storyteller, mentor and cultural guide is ECU's Cultural Ambassador and Elder-in-Residence where he works on community and cultural projects.

Noel was out on country and unable to receive his award in person at the ceremony, but was extremely humbled by the recognition when told of the news.

The ECU community is extremely proud of Noel and blessed to have his expertise, knowledge and wisdom here at our University.

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