National Talkblack 211119

National Talkblack 211119

On todays National Talkblack via NIRS – NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service:

A big thank you to Aunty Evelyn for hosting today’s National Talkblack program.

Naomi Cain Tribal Warrior Mentoring – Crew member. The first ever Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crew is preparing to enter the world’s toughest ocean race and inspire a new generation of Australian sailors. The crew of professional and community sailors, including members of Tribal Warrior Aboriginal Corporation, will sail in the 2019 Sydney to Hobart yacht race. NITV channel 144 are doing a 24hr live stream coverage over the 3 days they are sailing.

Leann Wilson has built a high profile, successful career on the foundation of her passion for community and advocacy. With her connections to her traditional land and holds responsibility for women’s business which incorporates nurturing and growing strong respectful boys and sacred site business, including a 4000-year-old rock art site containing an estimated 10,000 stencils.

Kristal Kinsela-Christie – Leader and entrepreneur and an advocate for Indigenous businesses followed the Federal Government’s introduction of the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) in 2015 – an ambitious policy to break Indigenous disadvantage through economic development. Her work, and that of others, played a pivotal role in opening doors.

Have something happening in your community, and you want to talk about it, give us a call on 1800 422 416. Or Give us a text on 0459 978 945!

We would also like to thank the Community Broadcasting Foundation and National Indigenous Australians Agency for their support here at BBM 98.7FM