Garma Festival

Yolngu Hero Nomination

This year the Yothu Yindi Foundation hosts our 19th annual Garma gathering from Friday 4 - Monday 7 August. From atop the Dhupuma Plateau on a ceremonial meeting ground we will acknowledge our local heroes & heroine's.  From the platform of our Key Forum we will introduce guests to our distinguished Indigenous community leaders outstanding in the North East Arnhem Land (NEAL) region.  Nominate your female mentors, male educators, our youth or young men & women that are working hard to effect positive change within their home bases.

We need:
  • To receive your completed official nomination form via email: by COB Friday, 19 May, 2017
  • A high resolution image of your nominated Yolngu Hero
  • To include Yolngu or Balanda names, including identifying family clan group
  • To know what NEAL community they are currently living in?
  • 600 words explaining what your hero is doing or has done to earn your respect?
  • To know how & why their influence is outstanding in their field or unique in their community?
  • The successful candidates to attend this years Garma Key Forum ceremony to accept their awards.
Yolngu Hero Poster: PDF
Nomination Form: PDF
For further information, please contact the Yothu Yindi Foundation:
Phone: 08 8945 5055

Friday 3 - Monday 6 August

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