Sylvia Nulpinditj calls an AFL match in language

Sylvia Nulpinditj calls an AFL match in language
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As Hawthorn battled it out with Gold Coast during the AFL's Sir Doug Nicholls Round in Darwin in 2022, a significant milestone in both AFL and First Nations' history was happening in the commentary box. Yolgnu woman Sylvia Nulpinditj became the first female to commentate an entire AFL game in a Traditional Indigenous language. 

ABC News Darwin captured the excitement, and the historical importance of the moment, leading up to the match in this news report.

With more than 10 years’ experience in broadcasting, Nulpinditj has encouraged Yolngu women and other First Nations people to share their voices and celebrate their language while watching the games they love. 

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