Marngrook Footy Show celebrates NAIDOC week this Thursday, highlighting the culture, history and achievements of indigenous Australian footballers.
Founded to recognise the distinct cultural histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples, the national theme for NAIDOC week (from 3 – 10 July) in 2011 is about taking responsibility about the future and controlling the change needed to plan and make it happen.
This Thursday’s guests are:
Guest panellist – Hawthorn legend Peter Hudson
Special guests – Collingwood’s Leon Davis and former Saint Nathan Burke
And live entertainment from young indigenous singer/ songwriter Illana Atkinson and her grandfather – gum leaf player Herb Patten (former Australia’s Got Talent 2007 finalist)
It airs 7.30pm Thursday on ABC2.
The show recently produced another behind-the-scenes video featuring Mark Seymour.