CLC

CLC DELEGATES – REGION 6

Tennant Creek

SANDRA MORRISON

Karlanjarriyi
Languages: Warlmanpa, Alywarre and English.

“I am proud of teaching young kids about language and culture at primary school in Tennant Creek. A lot of people past and present are inspiring me.”

MICHAEL JONES

Tennant Creek
Languages: Warumungu, Warlmanpa and English.

Former CLC executive member, linguistics graduate and former art and housing worker. “I am proud of my achievements as elder and first Warumungu night patrol worker, of getting the Devils Marbles back and setting up the Nyinka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre in Tennant Creek. Hatches Creek and land around that, we won that. I worked on leasing with the Australian and NT governments.”

DIANNE STOKES

Mangalawarra
Languages: Warumungu, Warlmanpa and English.

CLC delegate 2002-2004, campaigner against nuclear waste who helped to stop a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station. Spokeswoman for two tribes, night patrol worker and former Community Development Employment Project co-ordinator.
“I am proud of doing a community development plan for Karlumpurlpe community near Tennant Creek.”

JORNA MURPHY

Ngurratiji (Ngurrammanyi)
Languages: Warumungu, Alywarre and English.

Former night patrol worker. “When I was younger I was going out with older people to see country. I came to listen to the council meeting and was interested. I want to be a role model for young ones.”

RONALD BROWN

Kunayungku
Languages: Warlmanpa, Warlpiri and English.

Working on Karlantijpa North, Phillip Creek and Tennant Creek Station native title claims. Trying to set up cattle projects on homelands.

Annie Morrison

Tennant Creek
Languages: Warumungu, Warlpiri, Alyawarre and English

“I work with young families at Anyiginyi, as a community support worker for the Stronger Families program. I also teach kids Warumungu at the primary school. I take them out and show them the country, bush medicine and tucker. I am proud of supporting our young ones and my family.”

BASIL MICK

Canteen Creek
Languages: Alywarre and English.

Canteen Creek football club coach.
“I’m proud of winning my first grand final as the Canteen Creek football coach.I want to help achieve better schooling and other opportunities for the kids in the community.”

Vacant

Purrukuwarra

Details coming

PETER CORBETT

Alekarenge
Languages: Alyawarr and English.

Community leader, youth mentor and chair of the Arlpwe Arts Centre. Member of Alekarenge’s community development working group, local authority, shop committee and horticultural board.

DEREK WALKER

Alekarenge
Languages: Alyawarr, Kaytetye, Warlpiri, Warrumungu and English.

Works at the Alekarenge school. Member of the Alekarenge community development working group, local authority and shop committee.
“I went to Melbourne for the 2018 Indigenous Governance Awards [where the community development working group was highly commended] and gave a speech. I want to work for my community and lead the way for younger generations.”

NED KELLY

Imangara (Murray Downs)
Languages: Alyawarr, Kaytetye, Warumungu, Warlpiri, English

Former stockman, drover, road train driver, Barkley Regional Council and Julalikari Council worker.
“I am proud of teaching young people languages and culture, and to work. I was working hard back in the old days with not much machinery, just hand tools.I want to make sure we keep our languages and culture strong. Let the government know that education is very important for the kids. Make sure we look after country through the CLC land management program and the ranger program.”

Vacant

Epenarra (Wutunurrgura)

Details to come

BRIAN CRAFTER

Tennant Creek Native Title holders
Languages: Warumungu and English.

Native title holder for Tennant Creek. Former CLC ranger who has been involved in many community projects, site clearances and mining planning for the Barkly region. “I am a spokesperson for the Tennant Creek community and like to focus on caring for country.”