Inductees 2016 - Mrs Oriel Green

Mrs Oriel Green

Mrs Oriel Green combines the wisdom of two great Aboriginal traditions. Born of Nyoongar parents, she lived, worked, married and reared six children in Yamatji country.

Now 80 years young, she remains a leading Elder advocate for indigenous rights, participation, and reconciliation.

Oriel still contributes to committees such as the Wanneroo and Stirling reconciliation action group and was instrumental in developing the 2014-2016 Reconciliation Action Plan. She is currently co-chairperson of the City of Stirling Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and sits on advisory committees for local kindergartens and King Edward Memorial Hospital. All the while mentoring school and university students.

Mrs Green was awarded Aboriginal of the Year in 1993 won the Reconciliation Award for the Year 2000. She also received the Aboriginal Education and Training Hall of Fame Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Education, and a Centenary Medal.

Article Index
Inductees 2016
Hon. Cheryl Davenport
Mrs Oriel Green
Reverend Pam Halbert
Glenda Kickett
Annette Knight
Drisana Levitzke-Gray
Honourable Justice Carmel McLure
Holly-ann Martin
Professor Margaret Seares AO
Dr Erica Smyth
Roll of Honour - Robin Adamson (d. 2015)
Roll of Honour - Ada Bromham (1880 - 1965)
Roll of Honour - Ruby Florence Hutchison (1892 – 1974)
Roll of Honour - Sister Mary Martin Kelly (1930 - 1987)
Roll of Honour - Melvina Alice Rowley (d. 2016)
Roll of Honour - Vida Jean Wright (18 Dec 1915 to 30 July 2005)
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