10 Indigenous Australians Who Have A Message For Adam Goodes

The Aboriginal community in the Sydney Swans’ heartland, have shown there support for Adam Goodes as he takes an indefinite break from AFL.

BuzzFeed News asked the Indigenous people of Redfern if they have a message for Adam Goodes. This is what they said.

1. Grayson McCarthy-Grogan, 17, Yanyuwa, Garduwa and Kuku Yalanji nation.

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“I back Goodsy.”

2. Toby Saunders, 17, Gamileroi nation.

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“We all love ya Goodsy, be proud.”

3. Gavin Ivey.

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“Australia 2015 #I’mwithyouadam.”

4. Lola Forestor.

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“Don’t be shame you, are the one that wins the game.”

5. Uncle Bobby Perry, Redfern elder.

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“If you’re black, don’t look back.”

6. Claude Stewart, 22, Yuin nation.

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“Black and proud.”

7. David Bird, Redfern elder.

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“Deadly dance, bury the spear, play the game.”

8. Blanche Biles, 29, Ngemba nation.

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“I stand with you brother. Black and proud don’t give up.”

9. Tyrell Brown, 14, Mururwuri nation.

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“We stand with you against racism.”

10. Tony scott, 15, Ngemba nation.

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“Proud Aboriginal man.”

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Allan Clarke is an Indigenous Affairs Reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.
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