100+ Q&A: Week 5

Welcome to our week 5 Q&A videos! 

There’s some great questions this week. Take a look below…

 

Q13. What is the Yolŋu concept of illness and disease?

 

Q14. Why do many remote Aboriginal people eat such poor food that affects their health? How can this be changed?

 

 

Q15. What’s your opinion on how long consultation should taken when government or corporations are working with Aboriginal people?

 

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About Richard Trudgen

Richard was born in Orange NSW and trained as a fitter and turner. He moved to Arnhem Land in the NT in 1973 and became a community worker, learning to speak Djambarrpuyŋu. He’s now been working with Yolŋu people for over 40 years. He was the CEO of Aboriginal Resource and Development Services (ARDS) for 10 years during which time he developed discovery education methodology with Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM and also established Yolŋu Radio in 2003. He is the author of Why Warriors Lie Down and Die and facilitates ‘Bridging the Gap’ seminars, and delivers corporate training. He is currently the CEO of Why Warriors Pty Ltd, a community development organisation that empowers Yolŋu and other First Nations people by providing access to information, and builds understanding between Indigenous peoples and the Dominant Culture. In 2015 he was a finalist for the NT Senior Australian of the Year Award.

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