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Tyson Yunkaporta

Tyson Kaawoppa Yunkaporta is a Bama man of Nungar and Koori descent. Tyson was a critical friend for the Make it count Orange Cluster and also worked across the clusters. He was also a key advisor to the Make it count project generally. Tyson has worked in K-12 classrooms, as a university lecturer, as a senior executive in the Department of Education and as an Aboriginal pedagogy mentor. On completion of his PhD in Education at James Cook University, Tyson was awarded the medal for excellence with his thesis titled “Aboriginal Pedagogies at the Cultural Interface.”