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2 weeks ago
NPY Women's Council

Congratulations Yanyi. Yanyi received a 2023 Order of Australia Medal for her outstanding achievement and service to her community. Yanyi is a powerful and respected leader across the NPY lands and a renown Anangu educator. Yanyi has been a Director on the NPYWC board for many terms over the last 20 years and has held the role of Chairperson on many occasions. Yanyi has fought for Governments to support Renal Dialysis in remote NPY communities, contributed greatly to tri-state governance models including the formation of the Cross Border Justice Legislation and has been and Aboriginal education worker in Anangu schools. Read more about Yanyi’s work here: www.npywc.org.au/about/leadership/yanyi-bandicha/ ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Yanyi. Yanyi received a 2023 Order of Australia Medal for her outstanding achievement and service to her community. Yanyi is a powerful and respected leader across the NPY lands and a renown Anangu educator. Yanyi has been a Director on the NPYWC board for many terms over the last 20 years and has held the role of Chairperson on many occasions. Yanyi has fought for Governments to support Renal Dialysis in remote NPY communities, contributed greatly to tri-state governance models including the formation of the Cross Border Justice Legislation and has been and Aboriginal education worker in Anangu schools. Read more about Yanyi’s work here: https://www.npywc.org.au/about/leadership/yanyi-bandicha/

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Congratulations, very well-deserved award.

We’ll done Yani keep up your amazing work your mob need strong women like you congratulations ❤️

Congratulations Yanyi. You have an amazing legacy.

Well deserved. Congratulations Yanyi. Malpa wiru.

Congratulations. What a beautiful, strong looking woman.

so impressed..no contact since witnessing her wonderful communication skills with visiting Ed Dept, and leadership skills in '70s. love her success.

Congratulations Yanyi

Congratulations!

Brilliant news and so well deserved

Congratulations

Beautiful and so deserving..proud of my sister <3 <3

So proud of you sister Yanyi.

Well done Yanyi!

Wiru alatjitu.

Fantastic Yanyi.

Amazing...!

Congratulations and Well done Yanyi 💖🌟💖🥰♥️👊🏽✊🏾👏🏽🫶🏽🫶🏽

Congratulations 👏 my Kami yanyi 💗😊🥰

My kami ❤️❤️

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2 weeks ago
NPY Women's Council

UWA / YES!

Sylvanna in Pukatja. Photo: Brooke Bathern
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UWA / YES!

Sylvanna in Pukatja. Photo: Brooke Bathern

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Beautiful woman, beautiful country

Beautiful. We acknowledge, respect and care. So sorry for the atrocities to your peoples. 🖤💛❤️

Hello Sylvana. I remember working with you in Pukatja

Love to you my neice,strong proud woman. Cassey Kenny's, daughter.

Respect, Love and sister feeling through distance and culture 🔥💨♥️🙏🏽

Beautiful..

Strong as always Sylvanna

Always was ✊ Always will forever standing strong 👣

My aunty always & strong n beautiful 💖

My sister

🖐👣

Sisters. Brothers.

🙏

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2 weeks ago
NPY Women's Council

Rapa (power)
Finke Youth Service
Photo: Peter Mick
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Rapa (power) 
Finke Youth Service
Photo: Peter Mick

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Beautiful photo,why is some nasty comments she is a kid..

amazing powerful photo.. the essence of spirituality

Not many indigenous children wear shoes I never did and still hate wearing them as an adult

Tell Mick this beautiful girl should be modelling ✊✊

Stunning photo....makes me miss the APY Lands 🤗

Proves a point that they're born to put their hands out from birth. She's got that down par already. 😂

What a beautiful capture ♡

Great shot Uncle Peter love this background

Happy Australia Day everyone

So beautiful, I love this photo.

Very natural🥰

Great photo Peter!

Payla Peter Mick. Beautiful photo. Peter and Iris

Fantastic our future is in your hands.

It would be a worthy exercise to keep tabs on this girl, and others in the style if the British series “Seven Up”, a programme that traces the lives of the young as they mature..we may learn much about the vicissitudes of life and growing up in a society of inequalities.

Wonderful strong presence ❤💛🖤🙏💖

Yes the land! Soil in your hand and warm under foot! Your country, please protect it young one who in time will be old!

Powerful shot 💚

That’s a great photo.

Nice pic . Only a bushman can appreciate the true beauty of this picture

Gorgeous girl keep doing what your doing ❤️🙂

Look at this little beauty hey she's got such a strong face just gonna go places that young lady good on you sweetheart your beautiful

Great photo

Great photo

Love The Finke .. ancient water course.

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3 weeks ago
NPY Women's Council

🌈Double good luck for Sally from the Youth Service & the crew at Kaltukatjara (Docker River). ... See MoreSee Less

🌈Double good luck for Sally from the Youth Service & the crew at Kaltukatjara (Docker River).

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I was out there in 1999. I was working at the aged care centre. I remember the river was dry for quite some time and it starting raining and all of us and the kids ran down to see the river flowing. Everyone was so excited! The kids were swimming and having a great time.

Kids are the biggest rainbows on planet earth

The pot of gold in front of the rainbow.

These kids really are happy they sometimes are set a bad example by adults and are left sort out issued by themselves

ALWAYS WAS.....ALWAYS WILL BE!! 🙏🌹

What an awesome photo 🌈 youth

I was there for 5 years left in 2009. Loved the area and the people great to see the working with the children. Great photo🫐🌈

Amazing photo! Stand proud Stand strong My amazing Grandmother Inlaw would say Granddad was waiting for her at the end of the rainbow 🌈🌈🌈

Good luck keep up your great work

Beautiful photo, love the rainbow with you mob.

stay Strong proud and always take care of YOUR country love to you all XOXOX

Hello beautiful people from the rainbow region here in Nimbin, Northern NSW. Bundjalung Country🌈

Keep up the Good Work 🦘🪃🌈 👍

Love the photo. Good spirits. So positive with the rainbow.

May they stay strong in their dreaming!

Please tell me that isn't a nappy on the youngest.

Sally Barnes just a little reminder of how lucky we were to go there.

Hi all love this old nana Yvonne qld we love the rain too wandoan4419

Absolutely awesome photo and what a backdrop to complete the photo happy days🌻

Keep up the good work.

Double rainbow in the background! What a wonderful vibe ❤️

Went to Docker River 2 years ago

Best of luck

LOOKIN " GOOD !!!

Great pic. Miss you mob. ❤️

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1 month ago
NPY Women's Council

Pukulpa Nyinama from the NPY lands. NPYWC Directors, members & staff wish you a happy Christmas and a relaxing break. ... See MoreSee Less

Pukulpa Nyinama from the NPY lands. NPYWC Directors, members & staff wish you a happy Christmas and a relaxing break.

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Merry Christmas to all 😘

and the same to you

❤️❤️❤️❤️Merry Christmas 🎄

🎄♥️

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2 months ago
NPY Women's Council

👂 Listen to a special version of Silent Night sung by NPYWC Directors for you in Pitjantjatjara. ... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful ladies. Happy Christmas to you all and wishing you a safe New Year.

This speaks to my soul. Christmas wishes and blessings to you all ladies🎄😘

Absolutely beautiful voices ♥️

Beautiful 🥰🥰🥰 merry Christmas 🎄🎄🎄 and a happy New year from Jannah and Chelsea Fawcett 💕💕💕

Merry Christmas girls 🫶💗✨

May you all have a beautiful Christmas with family and friends, no matter how far the distance we will meet again and we are all connected. We miss you lv Tania and Ben 🌲🙏🌻

Beautiful ❤️❤️❤️. A merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year to you all. 🥰🥰🥰🥰

Strong Kungkas of Country

If they knew English they could get a job.

💕

Thank you 🙏🏾

Thank you.

Wiru!!!!

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2 months ago
NPY Women's Council

Kami cuddles. 🥰 Virginia & kami (Angela). Hope you all have a great summer with family & friends. NPYWC Child & Family Wellbeing Service Pipalyatjara
Photo: Loren Paine
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Kami cuddles. 🥰 Virginia & kami (Angela). Hope you all have a great summer with family & friends. NPYWC Child & Family Wellbeing Service Pipalyatjara
Photo: Loren Paine

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Beautiful child and grandma Remembering times with community way back in '78. Women and children never far from my thoughts throughout the years The support and friendship was immeasurable. I learnt to be a o^better person from living there, for a time. Fond thoughts to all who may still be there who remember.

What a gorgeous picture! Best wishes 🌹

Beautiful photo precious ❤ Hope you have a happy Christmas Happy new year 💖

Such love n affection 💕💖

Heart melting - a really precious moment captured on film ❤️

So much love ❤️

Beautiful heartwarming picture❤️❤️❤️❤️

Beautiful photo, sharing thank you. :)

You are soo beautiful bubba , sending love god bless 🥰🙏

Nice photo of my little nana girl and aunty mum Angela Watson 💯❤️🥰

ABSOLUTELY AWESOMELY BEAUTIFUL, WONDERFUL PHOTO,LOVE IT.💕

Wishing you a beautiful Christmas and happy new year.

That is just so precious wow what such a beautiful lovely lady that is just so gorgeous and caring wow

Love this, look at those beautiful faces♥️

Nothing like cuddles! Bless you both.

Beautiful. . .merry Christmas 🥰😍

Beautiful Photo ❤️

May all us wish for comes true .

Beautiful woman and bubby.

Lovely photo of you both ❤️

A mother's love beautiful

Beautiful.The eyes say so much.

Love this photo.... thank you for sharing....❤❤

Thank you and the same to you and your's.

Lovely photo of you both ❤️

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2 months ago
NPY Women's Council

Chronically underfunded and in jeopardy of closing; remote Youth Programs are not "just basketball and football," they help children from remote communities, who are among the most economically disadvantaged in Australia, aim high. Youth programs play an important role in preventing youth offending. They “do everything”, NPYWC youth programs offer case management, support young people to access traineeships and jobs and are often only extra-curricular opportunities for young people to learn, upskill and access sport. Read more from ABC:
www.abc.net.au/news/2022-12-05/nt-youth-services-in-remote-communities-thrown-funding-lifeline/10...
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Chronically underfunded and in jeopardy of closing; remote Youth Programs are not just basketball and football, they help children from remote communities, who are among the most economically disadvantaged in Australia, aim high. Youth programs play an important role in preventing youth offending. They “do everything”, NPYWC youth programs offer case management, support young people to access traineeships and jobs and are often only extra-curricular opportunities for young people to learn, upskill and access sport.  Read more from ABC:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-12-05/nt-youth-services-in-remote-communities-thrown-funding-lifeline/101726354

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It's so important that the needs of indigenous children are met. Keep the programmes going, please.

Great effort, keep up remote youth programs!! It’s not only sustaining community, remote or otherwise, it’s growing Australia’s principled and respectful future.

Beautiful country and people; keep strong. Mentors for young people is important.

Youth Programs are an integral and essential part of life in remote Australian Community living. The programs give young people a sense of belonging and play an important role in teaching self esteem and team building skills for adult life, outside of 'normal' school hours. The kids of Papulankutja and Mantamaru (Blackstone and Jameson) need to believe in a future with hope like every other Australian child does.

I agree.

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2 months ago
NPY Women's Council

🤩 the best mug for campfires & billy tea!! Designed by Rene Kulitja this tjulpu (bird) mug is high quality enamel. Grab one here: www.npywc.org.au/product/bird-enamel-mug/
All proceeds to our programs on the ground, supporting the dreams of young women, the hopes of mothers & the vision of grandmothers
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🤩 the best mug for campfires & billy tea!! Designed by Rene Kulitja this tjulpu (bird) mug is high quality enamel. Grab one here: https://www.npywc.org.au/product/bird-enamel-mug/ 
All proceeds to our programs on the ground, supporting the dreams of young women, the hopes of mothers & the vision of grandmothers

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I just tried to order one but no shipping available to my po box and I don't have a street address 🙂 would love to order one if possible

I Love mine!!

Im still waiting for the 1litre "greedy mug" pannikan.

2 months ago
NPY Women's Council

Kututu = heart or a place where feelings come from (Pitjantjatjara).
Designed by Mrs Smith (Imanpa) on premium linen. Grab one here: www.npywc.org.au/product/mrs-smiths-love-teatowel/
All proceeds to our programs on the ground.
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Kututu = heart or a place where feelings come from (Pitjantjatjara). 
Designed by Mrs Smith (Imanpa) on premium linen. Grab one here: https://www.npywc.org.au/product/mrs-smiths-love-teatowel/ 
All proceeds to our programs on the ground.

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*adds to Christmas list*

Beautiful Margaret 💖

kututu pukulpa happy heart

Love it Kankaru❤️

Rikina kunti 🥰 ❤️

Nana 💕 Margaret Narni Brenda Luckey

Sweet

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