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Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program

Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to enter and succeed at university so they can return to their communities as strong leaders and role models.

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Have you visited the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial exhibition at the John Curtin Gallery yet? 👨🏽‍🎨On now until 31 October, these stunning artworks, sculptures, ceramics and textiles come from a range of countries, including India, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and Western Australia; but all reflect on this year's theme of 'Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday.’Artists explore topics such as ceremony, colonisation, gender politics, ritual, and culture through their works. Find out more via @johncurtingallery.Image: Yee I-Lann, (Malaysia), Pangkis, 2021. Image courtesy of artist @yeeilann.#CurtinCommunity #jcg #art #IOTA #IOTA2021 #gallery #indianocean

Have you visited the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial exhibition at the John Curtin Gallery yet? 👨🏽‍🎨

On now until 31 October, these stunning artworks, sculptures, ceramics and textiles come from a range of countries, including India, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and Western Australia; but all reflect on this year's theme of 'Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday.’

Artists explore topics such as ceremony, colonisation, gender politics, ritual, and culture through their works. Find out more via @johncurtingallery.

Image: Yee I-Lann, (Malaysia), Pangkis, 2021. Image courtesy of artist @yeeilann.

#CurtinCommunity #jcg #art #IOTA #IOTA2021 #gallery #indianocean
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Single mother and grandmother, Jill, has had the cards stacked against her for a very long time. She has experienced racism, domestic abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, and homelessness.It was during what Jill regards as the lowest point in her life, when she was in hospital recovering from a drug overdose, that she realised she had to change her life and become the mother and grandmother her family needed. Jill decided to get clean and has been in recovery for seven years, and in 2020 decided to pursue a degree at Curtin with the support of the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship.“I have now been able to contribute to society more than I ever could have imagined. The past 30 years of my life has been a journey of heartache, struggles, loss and grief, but now, also of triumph,” Jill says."After working in Aboriginal mental health care for five years, I’ve just been promoted to a more senior role and I’m excited to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people.”Visit the link in our bio and click 'Curtin Commons' to read Jill's incredible story of resilience and strength, or click 'Support Moorditj Yorga Scholarship' to support more women like Jill to receive a second chance at life through education.#moorditjyorgas #aboriginal #indigenous #womenempowerment #strongwomen #empoweringwomen

Single mother and grandmother, Jill, has had the cards stacked against her for a very long time. She has experienced racism, domestic abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, and homelessness.

It was during what Jill regards as the lowest point in her life, when she was in hospital recovering from a drug overdose, that she realised she had to change her life and become the mother and grandmother her family needed. Jill decided to get clean and has been in recovery for seven years, and in 2020 decided to pursue a degree at Curtin with the support of the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship.

“I have now been able to contribute to society more than I ever could have imagined. The past 30 years of my life has been a journey of heartache, struggles, loss and grief, but now, also of triumph,” Jill says.

"After working in Aboriginal mental health care for five years, I’ve just been promoted to a more senior role and I’m excited to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people.”

Visit the link in our bio and click 'Curtin Commons' to read Jill's incredible story of resilience and strength, or click 'Support Moorditj Yorga Scholarship' to support more women like Jill to receive a second chance at life through education.

#moorditjyorgas #aboriginal #indigenous #womenempowerment #strongwomen #empoweringwomen
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