Six awardees will embark on three-month intensive internships in Australia and the United Kingdom after being chosen for the inaugural 2016 Encounters Indigenous Cultural Workers Scholarships, sponsored by the National Museum of Australia (NMA) and The Prince’s Charities Australia (PCA).

EICWS-A4-posterOne of those six are our very own Finola Woodley. The National Museum of Australia explains:

[She is a…] Cultural Worker, [at] Juluwarlu Group Aboriginal Corporation, Roebourne, Western Australia. A Yindjibarndi woman, Finola works with Juluwarlu’s Archive and Cultural Centre facilitating language and cultural projects with an emphasis on intergenerational exchange. She is trainee manager for Juluwarlu’s website and enjoys presenting radio programs for young people, and using digital media to record heritage and environment fieldwork projects in her community.

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