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Nova Peris Nova Peris i(A74312 works by) (a.k.a. Nova Peris-Kneebone)
Born: Established: 1971 Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Nova Peris-Kneebone won the 1997 Young Australian of the Year award in recognition of her achievements throughout her career. She won a gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics with the Australian women's hockey team. Nova was both the first Aborigine, and also the first Northern Territorian to win an Olympic gold medal. (Source: www.australianoftheyear.gov.au)

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Notes

  • Other works not individually indexed include: 

    Nova : Finding My Voice (Wilkinson Publishing, 2018)

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